Consero Announces IP Forum For Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology to be Held in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

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BETHESDA, Md- (October 14, 2014) – Consero Group, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, today announced the 2014 IP Forum For Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology to be held November 16-18 at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

“Chief IP and Patent Counsel in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries are being challenged to develop IP strategies that allow them to respond quickly when threats arise, while accommodating significant changes in patent law,” said Paul Mandell, Founder & CEO of Consero. “Through our intimate, discussion-based sessions that bring together senior-level peers, Consero’s 2014 IP Forum will address current challenges, providing a unique opportunity for executives to obtain strategies for success within the shifting landscape of IP in 2014 and beyond.”

“Consero’s 2014 IP Forum for Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology will address top-of-mind issues, including the importance of creating a five-year IP plan,” said Jessica Druckman, Founder & SVP of Program Development at Consero.  “We will discuss where executives see their organization’s IP program in five years, and how they plan on getting there, as well as unique strategies to ‘weatherproof’ plans while maintaining the necessary flexibility to respond to IP issues as they arise.”

Additional topics will include:

  • One-Year Check-Up: Revisiting The Impact Of Myriad: This session will identify the most far-reaching impacts of Association of Molecular Biology v. Myriad Genetics on the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries, including what impact the decision has had on executives’ IP strategies over the past year.
  • Having Your Cake And Eating It Too: Protecting Global IP While Sticking To Budget: This discussion will focus on evaluating the need for full protection of global IP portfolios versus what is affordable, as well as creative ways to reassess an IP portfolio to identify which patents will contribute to the company’s bottom line.
  • Old Dog, New Tricks: Forward-Thinking Trends For The AIA: This session will address how the AIA has changed approaches to the in-house patent process, as well as specific ways to restructure global IP strategy to include the most recent provisions in the AIA. 

About Consero

Founded in 2010, Consero Group is an international leader in creating industry-specific events for senior-level executives in industries that include: Legal, Compliance, Shared Services, Customer Experience, Finance, IT, HR, Procurement, among others. With operations in the U.S. and in Europe, Consero is best known for transforming the executive experience through intimate, invitation-only programs in a sophisticated learning environment with high-level content. For more information on Consero, please visit