Innovation and growth in the life sciences sector often require complex commercial agreements, ranging from R&D collaborations, to licensing agreements and M&A transactions. Given the complexity and long-term perspective of many of these arrangements, companies need to understand what options are available when disagreements with their partners arise.

Join a group of Baker McKenzie's European disputes, life sciences and IP experts to discuss how disputes in the life sciences sector can be avoided, managed and resolved.

17h00 Welcome and introduction
17h10 Setting the scene: contractual arrangements around the creation and transfer of value in the life sciences sector
17h40 A practitioner’s view on dispute resolution mechanisms (litigation, arbitration, mediation) in the context of commercial transactions in the life sciences sector
18h10 How early case assessment and procedural risk analysis can help to avoid and manage disputes
18h40 Panel-led discussion: Managing collaborations and conflicts in practice
19h00 Apéro riche

Dispute Avoidance and Management in the Life Sciences Sector

Date & Time

4 June 2018 | 5.00 PM - 7.00 PM


Zunfthaus zur Saffran
Grosser Zunftsaal
Limmatquai 54
8001 Zurich,
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