23 March

Antitrust in Life Sciences


Date & place

Monday 23 March 13:30-18:30

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Fordham Law School

150 West 62nd Street

10023 New York United States of America
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Welcome Remarks


James Keyte | Director, Fordham Competition Law Institute

Opening Keynote Discussion: US/EU, A Transatlantic Gap?


Noah Joshua Phillips | Commissioner, US Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC
Paul Csiszár | Director, Antitrust Unit Pharma and Health services, European Commission - DG COMP, Brussels
Discussant: Dr. Lisa Cameron | Principal, The Brattle Group, Boston

Panel 1: Generics Exclusion: What Conduct Crosses the Lines? - Product Hopping, Patent Settlement, Class Certification...


Elinor Hoffmann | Deputy Chief, Antitrust Bureau, Office of the NY State Attorney General, New York
Eric Stock | Partner, Gibson Dunn, New York
Jeffrey Bank | Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Washington, DC
Mark Gidley | Partner, White & Case, Washington, DC*
Christine Siegwarth Meyer | Managing Director, NERA Economic Consulting, White Plains
Moderator: Martin Gaynor | Professor of Economics & Health Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh



Panel 2: Do Pharmaceutical Mergers Harm Consumers?


Max Miller | Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust, Office of the Iowa State Attorney General, Des Moines
Marc Brotman | VP & Assistant General Counsel, Chief Antitrust Counsel, Pfizer, New York
Patricia Danzon | Professor of Healthcare Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
George Rozanski | Partner, Bates White, Washington, DC
Moderator: Robert Willig | Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University



Panel 3: The Counsel’s Perspective: How to ensure Antitrust Compliance?


Ryan Foley | Sr. Corporate Counsel, Antitrust Americas, Novartis, New York
Brian Savage | General Counsel, US Generics, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Parsippany
Barbara McCullough | Vice President, North America Compliance, AstraZeneca, Wilmington*
Alan Modlinger | Counsel and Director, Manufacturing Division, Merck, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey*
Mariam Koohdary | Deputy General Counsel, BioPharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, Wilmington*
Christine White | Vice President - Legal Affairs, Northwell Health, New York*
Moderator: Arthur Burke | Partner, Davis Polk, New York*

Closing Keynote Discussion


Gail Levine | Deputy Director, Bureau of Competition, US Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC
Scott Hemphill | Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, New York



* To Be Confirmed

All conference attendees will be eligible for complimentary 48-hour Concurrences+ subscription.


This is the inaugural edition of this joint conference co-organized by Concurrences and Fordham Competition Law Institute, in partnership with the sponsors. Attendance is by registration only. No on-site registration. Seats are limited.

Upon request, Fordham Law School will submit applications to state bar associations in New York, or New Jersey for up to 3 continuing legal education (CLE) credits. Please note that CLE credit approval is ultimately at the discretion of individual states and no advance assurance can be given that credit will be granted in all cases.

The conference and its speakers will be filmed by Concurrences to be posted online. Photos of the speakers and of the attendees will also be taken. By entering the conference premises, you understand that you may be photographed and you hereby give Concurrences the unqualified right to take pictures and/or recordings of you.

In case of over registration, attendance will be limited to one representative per institution, at the discretion of the organizer.

Precautions in place with regards to the coronavirus / COVID-19: Concurrences and Fordham Law School are closely monitoring the situation regarding the coronavirus. At this time, the conference is not cancelled but precautionary measures have been implemented to ensure the health and safety of all conference participants. We regret that we will be unable to welcome any conference registrants who have travelled through the highly affected areas within 14 days of their planned arrival at the conference venue (areas including Italy, China, Hong-Kong, Macau, and South Korea at the last time of updating this disclaimer) . Should the current situation evolve, we will ensure that you are informed through the email you used to register for the conference.

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Fordham Law School

150 West 62nd Street

10023 New York United States of America