The Patentability of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Europe

JOIN AN OPEN DISCUSSION ON THE PATENTABILITY OF huESCs IN EUROPE

You are invited to join an open discussion on The Patentability of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Europe with leading patent attorney experts. This discussion will be chaired jointly by Nick Bassil of Kilburn & Strode, George Schlich of Schlich Ltd and Dan Wise of Carpmaels & Ransford.

WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH 2015 FROM 5.15PM

Where does Europe stand on the patentability of huESCs? Can this be influenced for a broader scope of protection in support of innovative technology and future life changing therapies.

You are invited to participate in an open, informal, educational and progressive discussion, including topics such as:

  • CJEU ruling in C-364/13 (ISCC)
  • CJEU ruling in C-34/10 (Brustle)
  • EPO Decisions T1441/13 and T2221/10
  • The date of availability of human embryonic stem cells for sufficiency purposes
  • Sources of such cells

Programme

  • 5:15PM – Tea
  • 5:30PM – Discussion
  • 6:45PM – Drinks

Place

Kilburn & Strode offices, 20 Red Lion Street, London, WC1R 4PJ

Date

Wednesday, 25 March 2015