Patentable Subject Matter Around the World: Life Science Inventions in Canada, Europe, China, Australia and New Zealand

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Tuesday, June 4,2019 ・ 118C, Level 100
The sun never sets on your patent portfolio! This session will circumnavigate the globe and provide an update as to which subject matter is patentable in five jurisdictions outside of the United States. Significant developments in the patentability of life science inventions are not limited to the United States. Elsewhere in the world, the last year has brought significant legislative change and case law amongst others genetic material, methods of medical treatment and morality exclusions. Attendees will hear from experienced practitioners from outside the US to provide an overview of what subject matter in the life science field is patentable in Canada, the UK, Europe, China, Australia and New Zealand.
Speakers
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Partner
Bereskin & Parr LLP
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Director
Henry Hughes IP
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Partner
Greaves Brewster LLP
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Managing Partner
China IPWell Law Firm