Moving in the Right Direction: Cocrystals and the FDA

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Using Solid Form Patents to Protect Pharmaceutical Products — Part I

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Using Solid Form Patents to Protect Pharmaceutical Products — Part II

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A Virtual Discussion with Sam Wachs, Holocaust Survivor
April 8th, 2021
12:00-1:30PM ET
Sam Wachs was five years old and in hiding with his mother on a neighbor's farm. When his mother was murdered by Nazis, the farmer's wife carried him to his aunt, who was interned in a forced labor camp. Sam was the only child in the camp. Sam will share his post-WWII journey across three continents, from Poland to Argentina and finally to Israel. The session will feature a pre-recorded presentation by Sam followed by a live Q&A.
AI Driven Drug Repositioning and Repurposing Conference:
AI and Pharmaceutical Solid Form Patent Strategies for Repurposing Pharmaceutical Assets
April 21st, 2021
11:15AM ET

Eyal Barash of Barash Law LLC will be a featured speaker at this years AI Driven Drug Repositioning and Repurposing Conference. Eyal will discuss the importance of pharmaceutical solid forms in drug development and repurposing programs and how they can be used in patent strategies. He will also discuss the potential impact of AI on such patent strategies. Eyal will also be featured on a panel discussion with Alan Jiang of Xtalpi, and Kevin McLaren of Brannon Sowers & Cracraft PC. They will discuss the importance of AI and IP in drug discovery and development.
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What is a solid form?

A solid form is the solid representation of a chemical compound.  Examples include polymorphs, salts, solvates, hydrates, cocrystals, and amorphous solids.

Why patent solid forms?

Solid forms are compositions of matter and Orange-Book listable as drug substance.  When the science is right, patenting follows.

How do you patent a solid form?

The same rules apply to solid forms as to any other inventions.  Careful attention should be paid to the kinds and quality of data used in solid form patents.


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