John Hession Speaking on CFIUS and Cross-Border Biotech Transactions

At the April 9th MassBio event Cross-Border Biotech Transactions: CFIUS and Other Risks, corporate partner John Hession will speak on the risks that early-stage biotech companies face when pursuing strategic alliances with foreign partners or investors. The discussion will center around the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS) expansion of its regulation …

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MassBio Forum: Doing Business in China, Trade Friction or Pharma Fusion?

By: John Hession This week I attended a MassBio Forum Panel on Doing Business With China: Changing Regulatory Reforms and BD Opportunities in China. The panel members were Kate Haviland, Chief Business Officer at Blueprint Bio; Wei Zhao, Vice President at VP 6 Dimensions (Wuxi Ventures); and Kenneth Zhou, Partner at WilmerHale. The moderator was Ryan Roller, …

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Managing Partner Lisa Warren Moderating Entrepreneur’s University: Acquiring IP

Lisa Warren will be serving as a Co-Moderator for the upcoming, "Entrepreneur's University: Acquiring IP" program organized by MassBio Entrepreneur's University Working Group. Entrepreneur University hosts forums to help entrepreneurs thrive in today's competitive biotech environment.  During this program specifically, industry experts will share critical advice for entrepreneurs who are setting out to acquire their intellectual property. The …

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Meet the Press with MassBio

How do journalists choose stories? How can you make your best pitch and get your breakthrough or deals covered? Join MassBio on Thursday, November 12 for its event, "Meet the Press," to connect with and hear tips from local beat and feature reporters covering the healthcare and life sciences industries in Massachusetts. Learn more and register for …

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MBBP Managing Partner Lisa Warren Panelist at MassBio Annual Meeting

On Thursday, March 26th MBBP Managing Partner Lisa Warren will sit as part of a panel at The MassBio Annual Meeting.  The discussion will be on the topic of Externalizing Pharma R&D. The MassBio Annual Meeting is a two day event that focuses on the most timely and critical challenges facing the Massachusetts biotechnology industry. As MassBio's …

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Peter Barnes-Brown to Sit on MassBio Panel

On June 15th, the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council is hosting a panel discussion on US Start-up and Partnering Considerations: Legal and Investment Perspectives. The panel will provide insight to foreign-based individuals and organizations on legal, property and investment considerations in starting new entities in the US. MBBP Attorney Peter Barnes-Brown (and former Chairman of LawExchange International) will …

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