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The Knowledge Congress Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Patent Acquisitions When Are They HSR Reportable?

New York, NY, February 13, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Patent Acquisitions – When Are They HSR Reportable?. This two-hour event is scheduled on April 9, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (ET).

Event Synopsis:

The Knowledge Group has developed a panel of key thought Leaders and practitioners to help companies understand the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) rules for patent acquisitions, including the new rules of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for exclusive pharmaceutical patent licenses. The program will cover the most significant topics involved along with a Q&A panel to whom the attendees' questions will be addressed.

Key Topics includes:

− The HSR Act: An Overview
− The "Size of Transaction" Test
− The "Size of Parties" Test
− Patents as "Assets" Whose Acquisition May Be Reportable
− Patent Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical Industry: What Is New and What Is Not under the Amended Rules?
− Impact and Key Risks
− Compliance Issues
− Up-to-Minute Regulatory Updates

Speakers/Faculty Panel

Ropes & Gray LLP
Deidre J. Johnson

Clifford Chance
Timothy Cornell

Hartmut Schneider

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Christopher A. Williams

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Ngoc Pham Hulbig

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About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.

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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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