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Glyn Truscott, Partner, Elkington + Fife LLP, to Speak at TKG’s Increase Your Odds! Biotech Patent Application Strategies Live Webcast

New York, NY, June 15, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Glyn Truscott, Partner, Elkington + Fife LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Increase Your Odds! Biotech Patent Application Strategies.” This event is scheduled for July 5, 2017 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET).

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About Glyn Truscott

Glyn is a European and UK Patent attorney whose practice spans a wide range of biotechnology subject-matter, from combination immunotherapies to PCR-based diagnostic assays. The majority of his work involves the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, and the handling of post-grant opposition proceedings, before the European Patent Office. In recent years, he has handled numerous high-value EPO oppositions and appeals involving biologics, immuno-oncology and cellular therapies, in addition to coordinating corresponding litigations in the High Court of England & Wales and elsewhere in Europe. Accordingly, he has an acute sense of the necessity of expert representation before the EPO, aligned with a holistic approach to the interplay between patents, SPCs and regulatory data protection.

About Elkington + Fife LLP

Elkington + Fife is a firm of patent and trademark attorneys based in Holborn, central London, and Sevenoaks in Kent (UK). Established in 1927, it has a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality IP services to its clients.

E+F is consistently recognised for excellence – the Legal 500, for example, cites its “outstanding team” – and the firm prides itself on giving its clients the reassurance that comes from knowing their business interests are in safe hands.

Elkington and Fife’s team has an unparalleled command of all aspects of IP. The bulk of its work is focused on patent and trade mark protection, but it is also well-known for advising on other types of IP, such as supplementary protection certificates, plant variety rights, registered designs, domain names and copyright protection.

Event Synopsis:

The number of patent applications in biotechnology has increased significantly over recent years, reflecting the fact that the majority of the world’s top selling drugs are now biologics.

However, obtaining patent rights in the biotechnology sphere can be very challenging, and dependent upon jurisdiction. While biotech patents can bring tremendous benefits and rewards for the time and effort spent researching new technologies, the odds may seem to get smaller as technologies mature and strategies become tougher to map out.

In this live Webcast, Mr. Glyn Truscott, Partner, Elkington + Fife LLP will help inventors and patent professionals understand the important aspects of this significant topic. He will provide an in-depth discussion of patent applications in the biotech industry. Speaker will also offer best practices in developing and implementing strategic guide for inventors to enhance the odds of successful biotech patent applications.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
- Biotechnology and Patents – An Overview
- Patenting in the Biotechnology Industry
- Determining What Types of Biotechnology can be Patented
- Global Biotech Patent Trends
- Strategies for a Successful Patent Application

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:
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