Monday, February 17, 2014

Brinks Patent Attorney Fox to Speak at ACI's Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Patent Life Cycles and Portfolio Strategies Conference

DURHAM, N.C. - Jennifer L. Fox, a patent attorney at intellectual property law firm Brinks Gilson & Lione, will speak at ACI's Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Patent Life Cycles and Portfolio Strategies conference, being held February 25-27, 2014, in New York.

Fox will moderate the panel discussion "Prometheus and Myriad: Questions of Natural Law and 101 Patentability and Their Implications for Life Sciences Innovation and the Future of Personalized Medicine," on February 26. Topics include the impact of this new jurisprudence on the future of diagnostic patents, the use of trade secrets as an alternative to intellectual property protection for diagnostics, and the implications of the Supreme Court's rulings on the future of personalized medicine and related provision under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Jennifer Fox is of counsel in Brinks' Research Triangle Park, N.C. office, where she focuses her practice on counseling pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in patent and related transactional matters. As both a research scientist and patent attorney, she has over 17 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. 

The conference will take place at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Times Square. For more information, visit

Brinks Gilson & Lione 
Brinks Gilson & Lione has 160 attorneys, scientific advisors and patent agents who specialize in intellectual property, making it one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S. Clients around the world use Brinks to help them identify, protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property. Brinks lawyers provide expertise in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright law. The Brinks team includes lawyers with advanced degrees in all fields of technology and science. Based in Chicago, Brinks has offices in Washington, D.C., Research Triangle Park, N.C., Ann Arbor, Detroit, Salt Lake City and Indianapolis. More information is at
Cheryl Kennedy
Clovis, Inc.

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