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  • 17th San Diego BioPharma Conference & 6th Pacific Bio-Partnering

    The San Diego BioPharma Conference, the flagship event of the Sino-American Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Professional Association (SABPA), has featured some of the most respectful figures in the fields, from potential Nobel laureates and breakthrough innovators to multi-billion-dollar dealmakers. Many exciting stories from San Diego biopharma industry in the past year hit the global headlines and have ignited the passion that further fuels innovations. This year's conference features ...

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  • San Diego County Bar Association Ethics Series

    On June 8, Procopio’s Carole J. Buckner will present the first in a series of MCLE sessions sponsored by the San Diego County Bar Association on Navigating the Changes to the Rules of Professional Responsibility.  Session One of the four-part series will address the new ethics rules pertaining to the attorney client relationship, including rules regarding attorney’s fees, confidentiality and conflicts of interest.  Many important changes have been made to the new rules, which wi...

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  • 2018 SABPA-Salk Career Development Forum

    The First Step: How to Step into the door of the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry While positions in academia remain a popular choice, many postdocs are interested in exploring careers in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. However, many find it challenging to map out the first steps for getting their first industry job. In the 2018 Career Development Forum co-organized by SABPA and Salk, we will have five panelists from the local biotech/pharmaceutical industry, including postdoc...

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  • IP Counsel Cafe - Annual Silicon Valley Conference

    Join Procopio at this year’s IP Counsel Café at the Sheraton Palo Alto. Stop by Procopio’s booth to say hello, and don’t miss the timely panel, “Developing a Global IP Strategy Under the Shadow of Protectionism,” that will be moderated by Procopio IP Partner, Miku Mehta, on Wednesday, April 25th. Miku and other Procopio experts will also lead a special IP cross-border briefing breakfast workshop on Friday, April 27th. To learn more about this conference click here. ...

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  • The 21st SABPA Entrepreneur Symposium

    LICENSING OF IP & TECH TRANSFER IN THE BIOTECH ARENA Properly identifying intellectual property (“IP”) and leveraging on it in a strategic licensing relationship is critical if the entrepreneurial and creative companies are to succeed in the capital-intensive biotech/pharma space. Using a combination of case studies, presentations, and group discussions, an integrated view on IP-based, licensing transactions, including early-stage licensing within universities, pharmaceutical, and...

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  • Trade Secrets in the Life Sciences: How to Protect and Enforce Them

    Exclusive Event for In-House Counsel Only Trade Secrets in the Life Sciences: How to Protect and Enforce Them Many businesses owe their success to a trade secret -- whether it's the secret formula for Coca-Cola, Colonel Sanders’ herbs and spices, or Mrs. Fields’ cookie recipe. Recently, some life sciences subject matter is increasingly being attacked as ineligible for patent protection. This has resulted in pharma, biotech and other life sciences companies looking at trade secret ...

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  • 2018 CCSA Conference

    Procopio is a proud sponsor of the 25th Annual California Charter Schools (CCSA) Conference . Join our Charter School attorneys for one or more of the informative sessions below. If you are attending this year’s conference, make sure to stop by our booth (#1614) to say hello and pick up your copy of the 2018 booklet on charter schools, the “go-to” compendium of laws and regulations! Monday, March 26th, 2018 • 3:00PM - 4:00PM | "Essential Employment Policies From A to Z” | ...

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  • 2018 Aircraft Transactions Update

    The legal landscape for corporate aircraft ownership continues to evolve. What challenges—and opportunities—await in 2018? Join Procopio Aviation Practice Area Co-Leaders Eli Mansour and Sandra Shippey, as well as specialists from Wells Fargo, in San Diego on March 13 for an illuminating discussion on many critical topics, including:  How is the aviation market transforming? What is the latest on California sales and use tax strategies? What should aircraft owners...

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  • U.S. TAX REFORM: WHAT'S AHEAD FOR BIOTECH STARTUPS

    The significant overhaul of the US tax code affects all corporations. The impact on biotech startups extends to company formation, structure of equity compensation, and corporate tax rates. At the same time, San Diego is coming off a strong performance in 2017 for venture capital raised by startups.  Will the changes in the tax code keep the wind at the back of investors, or lure them to other opportunities? Join Procopio Of Counsel David Boatwright and Partner Paul Johnson, as t...

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  • New EU Data Privacy Requirements Are Coming: Are You Ready?

      On May 25, 2018, the European Union will be widely extending its data privacy laws beyond the borders of the EU with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. As a result, your company may find itself under direct EU regulation. The cost of noncompliance is steep, in the tens of millions of Euros. There are numerous ways for any company interacting commercially with the EU to become tripped up in the regulations, from the storage and transmission of dat...

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