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Protecting Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Intellectual Property

Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore, Singapore
28 March - 29 March, 2017

Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Grant - IRAS (Singapore-based companies) 
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Course Duration: 2 Days

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a working familiarity with the various forms of intellectual property relevant to the pharmaceutical and medical device industry
  • Be well-equipped to understand, explain & manage an intellectual property protection program to get buy-in from the management
  • Discerning the difference between infringement of intellectual property and counterfeiting
  • Understanding the impact and scale of counterfeiting affecting the pharmaceutical and medical device industry
  • Understanding the potential risks of counterfeiting and the possible damage that could arise if preventive actions are not taken
  • Determining the possible vulnerabilities of your company to counterfeiting
  • Developing an awareness of the complexities of cross-border enforcement and learning how to deal with them
  • Preventive measures that can be adopted to minimise the risk and/ or impact of counterfeiting
  • Managing intelligence-gathering networks to detect instances of counterfeiting
  • Determining appropriate actions that can be taken against counterfeiters
  • Managing security and possible reprisals


Who Should Attend
Product Development, Marketing, Medical Affairs, Market Access, Supply Chain, Procurement, Security, Legal, Quality, Compliance, Product Safety, Heads of IP, Distribution & Territory Managers, and any other executive involved in IP protection from

  • Pharma (Generics, Biosimilars, Big Pharma)
  • Contract Manufacturing Organisations
  • Medical Device companies
  • Hospital and Healthcare establishments
  • Distributors of Drugs and Devices
  • Regulatory Agencies and Government Departments
  • Packaging and Labeling
  • Supply Chain and Logistics companies
  • SCM and Authentication Technology providers
  • Law Firms


Course Director
Byron Xavier is Director of Xavier & Associates LLC. He graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1998 and worked in a Singapore law firm, where he specialized in intellectual property enforcement and litigation, as well as handling commercial IP.


What past participants have said about our Course Director

“Enhanced my knowledge in contract. Ideal duration. Interesting topics discussed”
Roche Singapore Technical Operations Pte Ltd

“Improved my knowledge on basic legal terms. I understood contracts better, e.g. exclusion clauses”
InQpharm Group Sdn Bhd

“Byron is engaging, invites us to participate. Provides good examples for better understanding.”
Executive, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore

“Very practical examples were given, very lively case studies”
VP and General Counsel, Wockhardt Ltd