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EU Pharmaceutical Law Forum
Delivered as a Hybrid Event 17-19 May 2022
Live In-Person Event: 17-19 May, Steigenberger Wiltcher's, BrusselsDigital Experience: All presentation recordings on-demand for 10 days from 24th May

Elise Melon
Legal Chief of Staff, Head of IP Policy & Operations at UCB


Elise Melon joined UCB in 2017, a global biopharmaceutical company focusing on creating value for people living with neurology and immunology conditions, to lead UCB’s IP policy and operations. In 2021, she was further appointed Legal Chief of Staff, in charge of coordinating legal operations and strategic projects for the legal department.

Before working for UCB, Elise Melon worked for 5 years at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), which represents the research-based and innovative pharmaceutical industry in the EU. As Director for Intellectual Property Policy, she coordinated the development of EFPIA’s IP and innovation policy within and outside the EU.

Today, she is EFPIA’s IP Expert Group Vice-Chair and contributes her IP policy expertise to many other working groups and trade associations.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Political sciences and European Studies from Sciences Po (Paris) and two Masters of Law in Intellectual Property Law from Sciences Po (Paris) and in European Law and Economic Analysis from the College of Europe (Bruges).

Agenda Sessions

  • KEYNOTE PANEL Key Industry Takeaways from the Ongoing Pharmaceutical Legislative Reviews


Speakers at this event