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6-10 September 2021
Downing College,
Cambridge University

European Pharma Law Academy

A unique & comprehensive pharmaceutical law course

Designed to equip you with the knowledge to tackle the sector’s latest legal issues and developments


The EU Pharma Law Academy will provide you with all the information you would need to work in a commercial and competent manner in the pharma sector.  This course will ensure that you gain insight into the long-standing conventions, the latest updates, and best practices from some of the leading experts in the pharma law field.  The ideal event for those in a variety of job roles that are looking for detailed and intensive guidance on all the key aspects of pharma law.

The Academy is split into 5 days, each with its own theme:

  • Day 1 - Fundamentals
  • Day 2 - Advanced Regulatory Frameworks
  • Day 3 - Advanced IP Law
  • Day 4 - Advanced Competition Law
  • Day 5 - Brexit & Beyond: Further Legal & Regulatory Compliance Issues

  • Gain the introductory knowledge you need to kickstart your career in Pharma Law 
  • Gain a deeper understanding of Pharma law with sessions following the life cycle of pharmaceutical products
  • Learn about the EU legal framework that governs pharmaceuticals
Advanced Regulatory Frameworks
Advanced Regulatory Frameworks
  • Explore the regulatory frameworks that underpin Pharma Law in the EU 
  • Find out how to maximise IP regulatory rights of your pharma products 
  • Understand the regulation behind advanced therapy medicinal products and lessons learnt from the industry

Advanced IP Law
Advanced IP Law
  • Explore the intersection between IP law and Pharmaceuticals
  • Examine the practicalities of competitive IP strategies for Pharma from patents portfolio strategies to product licensing
  • Understand the cross border impact of IP infringements
Advanced Competition Law
Advanced Competition Law
  • Explore the competition law issues that arise in the pharma sector
  • Learn about the legal intricacies of M&A, collaborations and joint ventures 
  • Navigate possible contentious issues arising for pharma companies

Brexit & Beyond - Further Legal & Regulatory Compliance Issues:
Brexit & Beyond - Further Legal & Regulatory Compliance Issues:
  • Horizon scanning with experts on where Pharma's regulatory landscape is headed in light of Brexit
  • Learn about further legal issues facing pharma companies including cyber-security, corporate compliance and innovations
Networking & Social Activities for 2021
Networking & Social Activities for 2021
  • Meet around 30 of the best Pharma lawyers from the UK and EU
  • Join dozens of fellow delegates on this exciting course
  • Enjoy social activities and networking experiences such as Punting on the river Cam, Barbecue and a Gala Dinner
Information packed presentations and workshops to build your pharma law knowledge
Industry experts providing you with a wealth of knowledge
Days full of information and inspiration and opportunities to connect with your peers

M Hurtado

Novartis Pharma AG

Great 3 days to review essential areas of law for professionals in the pharmaceutical sector.