What a Chemist needs to know about Patents was a one-day meeting held at Eli Lilly, Windlesham on Friday 29 January 2010, Organised by SCI's Young Chemists' Panel.
The meeting included 2 case studies presented by Ewan Nettleton, Bristows and Peter Elliott, Unilever PLC and also featured an interactive Q&A session.
Patent specifications and chemical claims
Darren Smyth, Marks & Clerk Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
The commercial value of patents
Peter Elliott, Patent Attorney Litigator, Unilever PLC
Darren Smyth (as above) and Graham Burnett-Hall, Marks and Clerk Solicitors
- Case study (pharmaceutical litigation) - citalopram
Ewan Nettleton, Solicitor, Bristows
- Workshop - patents as a source of information for the bench chemist
Emily Peters, Solicitor and Alpha Indraccolo, Solicitor, Bird & Bird LLP
Infringement and enforcement
- Case study - running into third party patents