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McGuireWoods 8th Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Conference in Chicago on November 10

Posted in Biological Products, Drugs, Medical Devices, Meetings

159161119Join us for an interactive conference addressing key legal and business matters focusing on innovation, investing, and regulatory issues in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.


  • Executive Roundtable – Life Sciences Industry Update
  • FDA Update – Recent Developments and New Initiatives Impacting Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies
  • HCP Relationships and Enforcement Issues
  • Brexit Update
  • Financing Alternatives for Life Sciences Companies
  • Business and Legal Issues for Early-Stage Companies
  • Patent Prosecution and Litigation Issues for Life Sciences Companies
  • Hot Button ‎Antitrust Issues for Life Science Companies
  • Business and Legal Issues in Clinical Research Arrangements
  • Company Presentations

FDA Update Panel Feature

FDA Update – Recent Developments and New Initiatives Including a UFA Update

  • Milbhor D’Silva, Vice President, Product Safety & Pharmacovigilance, Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc.
  • Dimitra Georganopoulou, Ph.D., Invention Manager, Innovation and Commercialization Officer, Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO)
  • Clint Vranian, Vice President and General Counsel, VitalPet
  • Brian J. Malkin, Senior Counsel, McGuireWoods LLP (Moderator)

For full Agenda, click here.

Who Should Attend

Executives, legal counsel and compliance officers of life sciences companies; investors in manufacturers, distributors, and start-up companies.

CLE applications will be made.


Swissôtel Chicago, 323 E Upper Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601


FDA Life readers can register for the conference at 50% off using the code PHARMA50.  To register for the conference, click here.


A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at Swissotel at a discounted rate of $309 per night.

For details, click here.

For more information

Karna Pruiett +1 312 849 8137 kpruiett@mcguirewoods.com