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Jason A. Lief, Partner, Cooley LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Event

New York, NY, November 16, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jason A. Lief, Partner, Cooley LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Paragraph IV Patent Certifications: Recent Legal and Regulatory Developments LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

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About Jason A. Lief

Jason Lief has worked as a pharmaceutical and biotech patent litigator for 22 years, primarily litigating several dozen Hatch-Waxman cases for various branded pharmaceutical companies. His trial work has included taking direct and cross-examinations of key expert witnesses at trial, and arguing Markman Hearings and Daubert motions.

Mr. Lief’s cases have addressed issues ranging from infringement to validity and inequitable conduct. The patents he has litigated have included molecule patents as well as patents relating to tablet construction, stability, sustained release properties, dissolution and pharmacokinetic parameters.

Mr. Lief holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Brooklyn College (1987) where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude. Mr. Lief graduated from Cardozo Law School (1995), where he graduated magna cum laude and was an Editor on the Cardozo Law Review.

About Cooley LLP

Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. We have a fully integrated IP litigation, counseling and prosecution practice and are called on to litigate IP disputes involving core technologies, products and brands. Visit us as:

Event Synopsis:

The Paragraph IV Patent Certification landscape is under an evolving and transformative backdrop. With more than $125 billion patent losses in 2016, the stakes for pharmaceutical companies are higher. Complacency is off the table. Businesses should keep themselves abreast of the recent legal and regulatory developments concerning Paragraph IV Patent Certifications to better position themselves amidst the risks.

In this Live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help drug companies understand the significant aspects of this topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of recent Paragraph IV Patent Certification developments and trends. Speakers will also offer best application practices while ensuring compliance with applicable laws.

Key topics include:

Paragraph IV Patent Certification – Overview
The FDA Draft Guidance on 180-Day Exclusivity for Generics
Paragraph IV Patent Certification – Notable Cases

Sanofi v. Lupin Atlantis Holdings SA
Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. v. Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Best Application and Compliance Practices

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