[Ip-health] Workshop: Patents, the Public Interest and Two New Medical Technologies: CRISPR and CAR T

Kim Treanor kim.treanor at keionline.org
Fri Aug 25 09:24:05 PDT 2017


https://www.keionline.org/node/2855

Workshop: Patents, the Public Interest and Two New Medical Technologies:
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR),
Chimeric Antigen Receptors Technologies (CAR T)

Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
Location: Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health, 700 Second St. NE
(near Union Station), Washington, DC 20002
To Register: use this form: https://goo.gl/forms/3wt3gHyz4JuC2mw92
A PDF version of the program is available here:
https://www.keionline.org/sites/default/files/CRISPR-CART-15Sept2017.pdf

Agenda
(version August 25, 2017)

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM: Registration, coffee, lunch

12:30 PM to 12:35 PM: Welcome

12:35 PM to 2:45 PM: Panel one: CRISPR

Moderator: TBA

Dr. Diane Singhroy, Scientific and Technical Advisor at Knowledge Ecology
International: Background on CRISPR Technologies. “Why is CRISPR important,
what can we expect in the future”

Jacob Sherkow, Associate Professor of Law at the Innovation Center for Law
and Technology, New York Law School. "An ethical, legal and social issues
review of the CRISPR patents"

Jorge Contreras, Professor, College of Law at the University of Utah.
“Licensing CRISPR as a research platform”

Issi Rozen, Chief Business Officer at the Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT.
“The licensing principles of the Broad Institute and how they were applied
in the CRISPR case”.

Kristin Neuman, Executive Director of Biotechnology Licensing at MPEG LA.
The CRISPR patent pool.

Discussion


3:00 PM to 3:45 PM: Panel two: CAR T

Moderator: TBA

Dr. Diane Singhroy, Scientific and Technical Advisor at Knowledge Ecology
International.: Background on CRISPR Technologies. The public sector role
in funding CAR T technologies.

David Mitchell, President and Founder of Patients for Affordable Drugs.
"CAR T Pricing: A Patient's Perspective"

Speaker, TBA

Discussion


4:00 PM to 5:15 PM: Panel three: Policy Challenges

Moderator: Sarah Karlin-Smith. Politico.

Alicia Mundy, Senate Budget Committee as Chief Investigator, Democrats, and
in the office of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

Marge Kilkelly, Senior Policy Advisor, Sen. Angus King (I-ME)
James Love, Director of Knowledge Ecology International.

Jorge Contreras, Professor, College of Law at the University of Utah.

Speaker TBA

Discussion


Speaker Bios

Jorge Contreras is a Professor at the College of Law at the University of
Utah. He teaches in the areas of intellectual property, law and science,
and property law, and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Utah
Genome Project.

Sarah Karlin-Smith is a health care reporter with Politico, specializing in
coverage of the policy and politics affecting the drug industry. In 2014,
she was selected as an Association of Health Care Journalists - National
Library of Medicine fellow.

Marge Kilkelly is a Senior Policy Advisor in the office of Sen. Angus King
(I-ME). She previously served 12 years in the Maine State Legislature as a
Representative and a Senator, and worked for the Council of State
Governments and the New England Farmers Union.

James Love is the Director of Knowledge Ecology International.
David Mitchell is the President and Founder of Patients for Affordable
Drugs. He is a patient with multiple myeloma, and has 40 years of
experience working on health care and public health policy.

Alicia Mundy. Senate Budget Committee as Chief Investigator, Democrats, and
in the office of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). She is also an award winning
author and reporter on healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry.

Kristin Neuman is the Executive Director of Biotechnology Licensing at MPEG
LA, where she is leading the formation of a patent pool for CRISPR.

Issi Rozen is the Chief Business Officer at the Broad Institute of Harvard
& MIT. At the Broad Institute he is responsible for developing innovative
scientific and business collaborations with industry partners, and for
licensing the institute’s intellectual property portfolio.

Jacob Sherkow is an Associate Professor of Law at the Innovation Center for
Law and Technology, New York Law School, where he teaches a variety of
courses related to intellectual property.

Dr. Diane Singhroy is the Scientific and Technical Advisor at Knowledge
Ecology International. Dr. Singhroy has a PhD in Immunovirology from McGill
University in Montreal.


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Kim Treanor
Knowledge Ecology International
kim.treanor at keionline.org
tel.: +1.202.332.2670



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