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The HGF IP in Healthcare Conference 2022

April 2022

Event date: 10th May 2022

After a challenging couple of years, we are delighted to invite you to join us for HGF’s eighth annual IP in Healthcare Conference. We will review the latest intellectual property issues in the pharmaceuticals, life sciences and medical devices sectors. The conference will be held in-person in Manchester and London.

Our expert speakers will be covering the following topics – UPC, in silico medicine, patent infringement of pharmaceutical use claims, shape marks in healthcare, bioinformatics and software-based healthcare innovations. We are also delighted to welcome a guest speaker from AstraZeneca to discuss its Covid vaccine journey.

Dates and locations
  • 10th May 2022 – Manchester, Alderley Park
  • 12th May 2022 – London, Barber-Surgeons’ Hall
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