2018 Spring Symposium
Spring 2018 Symposium: Intellectual Property and Medical Technology: From Creation to Commercialization
The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law presents its Spring Symposium:
Intellectual Property and Medical Technology: From Creation to Commercialization
The Symposium was held on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm at the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter (Biotech Place). This year’s event looked at medical patents, bioethics and the intellectual property implications of medical technology.
The event was free and open to the public. Up to five-and-a-half hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit was available. If you want CLE credit, you will need to pay the CLE fee of $3.50 per credit hour.
Please contact Mark Huffman, Symposium Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Link to Parking Map and Directions: http://ipjournal.law.wfu.edu/files/2018/01/Parking-Map1.jpg
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Welcome & CLE Registration
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Overview of Regenerative Medicine, Role of Law, and Bio-Ethics
Speakers: Julie Watson and Kirk Hartley
10:30 AM – 10:40 AM: Break
10:40 AM – 12:00 PM: The Intersection of Bioethics & the Law
Speakers: Professor Christine Coughlin, Nancy King, and Mark Furth
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: Lunch Break
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM: Consideration for Intellectual Property Protection of Medical Devices
Speakers: Justin Nifong, John Alemanni and John Zimmer
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM: Break
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM: The IP Implications of Commercialization in Regenerative Medicine
Speakers: Peter Young, Julie Watson and Professor Mike Mireles
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm: Closing Remarks