New York, NY, February 02, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Timothy Cornell, Counsel, Clifford Chance will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Patent Acquisitions – When Are They HSR Reportable?” This event is scheduled for April 9, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2014_Patent_explored.html
About Timothy Cornell
Tim heads Clifford Chance's US antitrust practice and advises clients on antitrust issues in government civil and criminal investigations, the regulatory review of mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and technology licensing, supply and distribution agreements, joint venture formation, retail pricing issues, horizontal and vertical restraints, private party civil litigation, and the adoption of antitrust best practices. Tim has advocated on behalf of dozens of clients before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice, representing transacting parties and parties opposing transactions between their competitors. He brings significant experience in assisting clients through government antitrust investigations, representing targets of governmental investigations and non-parties cooperating with the government. He has litigated antitrust and other high profile cases before arbitration panels, and in federal and state courts across the US. His antitrust representations span numerous industries including telecommunications, software, business services, computer networking, banking and financial services, healthcare, electronic lotteries, satellites, solar energy, power distribution and generation, automotive, printing, pharmaceutical, media, and fire and security systems.
Tim obtained his JD from Georgetown Law Center, cum laude, and his Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy.
About Clifford Chance
Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms with 36 offices in 26 countries and some 3,400 legal advisers, creating a significant depth and range of resources across five continents. As a single, fully integrated, global partnership, Clifford Chance prides themselves on their approachable, collegiate and team based way of working. They strive to exceed the expectations of their clients, which include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not for profit organisations. Clients are provided with the highest quality advice and legal insight, which combines the firm's global standards with in-depth local expertise.
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
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.