The 2017 CIPA Life Science Conference

Thursday 16th and Friday 17th November 2017

Whittlebury Hall Hotel, Whittlebury, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8QH

The CIPA Life Sciences Conference is the UK’s premier annual educational and networking event for patent and IP professionals active in the pharma, medical technology and biotechnology sectors. Over nearly two decades the Conference has provided unrivalled expert insight into the latest developments in patents, regulatory and IP law in the global life science industry. Most importantly, the event provides a friendly environment for in-house and private practice professionals to network and share experiences.

Pre-dinner speech by Mr Justice Birss

Topics will include:

UK, EPO, Russia and US Law updates
Nagoya – update and in practice
UPC update and a panel session on life post-Brexit
Plausibility in the UK and at the EPO
Patenting Antibodies & Regulatory issues for Biosimilars
Making money out of technology

Up to 9 hours CPD

If you require accommodation, please make sure you book before the 3rd of October as after that date we have to release all our rooms back to the hotel. After this date there will be no guarantee that rooms will be available in the Whittlebury Hall and you may be asked to stay in a nearby hotel.

Accommodation on Wednesday 15th November at the Whittlebury Hall Hotel is now full. If you require accomodation on Wednesday night, please see a list of nearby hotels here.


Please click on the following links for a programme and maps of the venue.

Please click on Members or Non-Members to book online or contact Sequence of Events for more information.

Whittlebury Hall Hotel