< Back to latest news & events

Event

OPT Congress – Cambridge

March 2019

Event date: 26th March 2019

HGF Patent Director Alison Gallafent will be presenting “siRNA science journey as reflected by the patent literature” at the 4th Annual Oligonucleotide & Precision Therapeautics March 26-28 2019 in Cambridge.

To complement the 4th annual Oligonucleotide Discover and Delivery conference there will also be a 2 day program dedicated to Oligonucleotide CMC and Regulatory Strategies plus two in-depth symposiums focusing on Drug Discovery for Rare Diseases and New Frontiers in Gene Editing and Repair.

The OPT congress brings together leading discovery scientists, developers, CMC experts, regulatory specialists and technology providers to provide a unique opportunity to discuss advances in next generation oligonucleotide therapies throughout the drug development process.

Patent Director Alison Gallafent will be presenting “siRNA science journey as reflected by the patent literature”.

Starting with patents that initially reflected manufacturing constraints, moving to patents reflecting greater understanding of chemical modifications, and later product specific patents.  Advantages and potential challenges are associated with patent protection at the different stages of this journey.  Close interaction between Research and Attorney can help to address potential challenges.

Latest updates

Fashionably IP - podcast exploring hot topics in the world of fashion and intellectual property

We are delighted to launch our new Fashionably IP Podcast were we will be looking at important hot topics in the world of fashion and intellectual property. In the podcast, …

Read article
Event - 24th June 2022

pro-manchester Trailblazing Tech Conference 2022

pro-manchester is hosting their Trailblazing Tech Conference 2022 on Friday 24th June. At this event, speakers and attendees will be discussing developments in fintech and cyber security, analysing the impact …

Event details

HGF ranked Gold in the FT special report – Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2022

HGF has been ranked in the ‘Gold’ and ‘Silver’ bands in The Financial Times special report ‘Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms’ published on the 16th June 2022. More than 10,000 …

Read article