The Nuts & Bolts of Due Diligence in Biopharma Partnering
This lively discussion focuses on best practices in due diligence with the goal of forming productive biopharma partnerships.
Biotech licensing and pharmaceutical business development consultant Linda Pullan
is joined by six panelists who are experts in the field of biopharma partnering due diligence.
The expert panel is comprised of two due diligence experts, the COO of a biopharma organization, an attorney with expertise in biotechnology licensing, and two consultants with expertise in corporate and business development.
Panelists will discuss the important aspects to consider during the due diligence process leading up to a successful partnership. Among the topics covered in the discussion are:
- The importance of IP due diligence
- What large pharma expects when entering due diligence with a biopharma company
- Best ways to present and stage information that is disclosed to a potential partner
- Common mistakes and how to avoid them
- How to recognize potential problems and address them early in the process
- The best practices for the best long-term partnerships
- Plus much more valuable information
If you are seeking to partner with another biopharmaceutical company, or desire to out- or in-license a drug or other asset, you will want to hear these perspectives.
MODERATOR AND PANELISTS:
Linda offers biotech and pharmaceutical companies consulting in all aspects of partnering. Linda has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, a B.S. in Chemistry, and more than twenty years of drug industry experience. Learn More
Corporate and Business Development, Alliance Management, CorpDev Ventures
Jim has 30 years of life sciences professional experiences with projects and deals in over 30 countries with over 80 completed agreements across a range of transactions valued in excess of $900 million. His background includes a twenty-five year career with Bristol-Myers Squibb and Eli Lilly & Company and over fifteen years in international corporate business development and licensing roles.
Transaction and Due Diligence Senior Director for the Center of External Innovation at Takeda
Natalie is an accomplished biopharmaceutical Business Development professional with a strong track record of results oriented achievements in technology, company, and product licensing and acquisition. She has over 35 years of diversified biopharmaceutical experience, with scientific, financial, strategic, and business perspective.
Partner, DL Snitman Inc and Former COO, Array BioPharma
David is a partner in a biotech business development-consulting agency, DL Snitman Inc. He is a Cofounder of Array BioPharma and lead over a dozen partnering deals, providing more then $600 M in non-dilutive capital.
Partner, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff
Patrick's practice focuses on patent prosecution and technology licensing, with emphasis in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical devices. His 20-plus years of practice has emphasized patent portfolio management and the licensing, acquisition, and sale of intellectual property. Learn More
Chartered Organization Psychologist, Executive Consultant, Somerville Partners
With over 20 years of organizational development consulting with organizations, teams and individuals, Ann-Marie directly contributes to financial success by customizing solutions to help leaders increase employee engagement and contributions, align strategy and tactics, and elevate performance across the business. Learn More
Director, Due Diligence Program Manager, Corporate Development, Shire
William currently serves as a Director, Due Diligence Program Manager within the Corporate Development department at Shire. He has 20 years of drug development, commercialization and strategic operations experience within the biopharmaceutical industry.