Updates for 2020

FDLI remains committed to providing high-quality educational programs while keeping our members and event attendees safe during the current pandemic. With this in mind, we are excited to announce that the 2020 Introduction to Biologics and Biosimilars Law and Regulation Course will be a completely virtual event. Please know we are actively exploring options to ensure an engaging and enjoyable experience. Be sure to check the course website regularly for additional announcements and updates.

Overview

Explore the regulation of biological products, including biotechnology–derived therapeutic proteins, human tissue, gene, and cell products. Learn about the abbreviated pathway to market for biosimilar biological products and associated intellectual property issues, including exclusivity and biologics patent litigation. Case studies, hypotheticals, and ample time for Q&A is provided.

Agenda Highlights
  • Regulatory processes for biologics
  • Review and approval process
  • Regulation of biological/drug development
  • Biologics License Application (BLA)
  • Biosimilar biologic products
  • Post-approval safety issues
  • Regulation of biological manufacturing
  • Advertising and promotion requirements
  • Enforcement tools and procedures
  • Changes to the statutory framework for regenerative medicine

Statutes Covered

  • The 1902 Biologics Act
  • Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act)
  • Public Health Service Act of 1944 (PHSA)
  • Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA)
  • Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA)
  • Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA)
  • Prescription Drug User Fee Act and Biosimilars User Fee Act
  • 21st Century Cures Act

Attendee Resources

These valuable takeaways will be provided onsite:

Who Should Attend

  • New legal and regulatory professionals
  • Seasoned practitioners new to the topic or wanting a refresher

Register

 

Industry & Firms

$1199
  • +$400 for non-members

Non-Profit

$799
  • +$200 for non-members

Government

$799
  • +$200 for non-members

Academic

$799
  • +$200 for non-members

Student

$99
  • full-time students only
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A Valuable Reference In Your Preferred Format

Order FDLI’s A Practical Guide to FDA’s Food and Drug Law and Regulation, 7th Edition, now available in e-book and print formats, for an accessible overview to the key legal and regulatory topics.

You can transfer your registration to another person at your organization for no cost by notifying us of the change. If you notify FDLI in writing at least five business days prior to the meeting, you can cancel your registration for a full refund (less a $75 fee). Refunds will be applied against the original form of payment.  

Our event policies are listed here. If you should have any further questions, please contact us at [email protected] or 800-956-6293.

Preliminary Agenda

Wednesday, October 14

12:00 PM
FDLI Welcome and Announcements
Khara L. Minter, Assistant Director, Training Programs, FDLI      

12:05–1:15 PM
Overview of Biological Products Law and the Regulation and FDA’s Regulatory Processes

1:15–1:25 PM
Break

1:25–2:40 PM
Introduction to FDA Review and Approval of Biological Products

2:40–2:50 PM
Break

2:50–3:50 PM
Regulation of Biological/Drug Development

3:50–4:00 PM
Break

4:00–5:00 PM
Regenerative Medicine and Advanced Therapies (RMATs)

Thursday, October 15

12:00 PM
FDLI Welcome and Announcements
Khara L. Minter, Assistant Director, Training Programs, FDLI

12:05–1:15 PM
Biologics License Applications (BLA)

1:15–1:25 PM
Break

1:25–2:40 PM
Biosimilar Biological Products

2:40–2:55 PM
Break

2:55–4:05 PM
Post-Approval Pharmacovigilance

4:05–5:00 PM
New, Emerging, and Continually Interesting Issues

 

Friday, October 16

12:00 PM
FDLI Welcome and Announcements
Khara L. Minter, Assistant Director, Training Programs, FDLI

12:05–1:20 PM
Regulation of Biological Manufacturing

 1:20–1:30 PM
Break

1:30–2:45 PM
Regulation of Biological Marketing

2:45–3:00 PM
Break

3:00–4:30 PM
Violations, Enforcement, and International Issues

4:30 PM
Adjournment

Continuing Legal Education

FDLI applies for CLE credits in Ohio and Virginia. These CLE approvals may also be honored by other states; please check with your bar association for guidance. The CLE credits will be posted as they are granted and you can request to be notified when approval is received.