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Key Sessions

Greg B. Scott


ChinaBio® Group

13:00 19:30 (390 mins)

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Hotel Lobby (2F)

13:30 14:00 (30 mins)

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Rooms K2 and K3 Foyer (1F)

14:00 17:30 (210 mins)

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Partnering Bootcamp: How to partner successfully in China

Rooms K2 and K3 (1F)

Sponsored by: Cooley LLP

14:00 14:10 (10 mins)

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  • Speaker Greg B. Scott - Founder and Chairman, ChinaBio® Group
  • Speaker Christina Zhang - Partner in Charge, Cooley LLP, Shanghai

14:10 15:10 (60 mins)

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Doing cross-border JVs in China

  • Benefits and dangers of JVs vs licensing
  • Onshore versus offshore and other key structuring decisions
  • Important terms and funding and exit strategies
  • Best practices and tips for building successful partnerships
  • Speaker Patrick Loofbourrow - Partner, Cooley LLP, Shanghai
  • Speaker Christina Zhang - Partner in Charge, Cooley LLP, Shanghai

15:10 15:30 (20 mins)

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Networking Break

15:30 16:30 (60 mins)

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Negotiating term sheets for license and collaboration agreements

  • Preliminary considerations
  • Dissection of key terms
  • Pitfalls and caveats
  • Speaker James Lu - Partner, Cooley LLP, Shanghai
  • Speaker Bin Wang - Senior Attorney, Cooley LLP, Shanghai

16:30 17:25 (55 mins)

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How to partner with a multinational pharma

  • What multinational pharma are looking for in a partner
  • How to position your company or asset with an MNC
  • What to say in your first meeting with a potential partner
  • Follow-up: the key to success
  • Moderator Greg B. Scott - Founder and Chairman, ChinaBio® Group
  • Panelist Darren Ji - VP, Global Head, Asia and Emerging Markets, Partnering, Roche
  • Panelist Connie Kim - Executive Director, Business Development, Hanmi Pharmaceutical
  • Panelist Nikie Shi - Director, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
  • Panelist Jonathan Wang - Executive Director and Head of Business Development, ZAI Lab

17:25 17:30 (5 mins)

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Closing Remarks

17:30 19:30 (120 mins)

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ChinaBio® Partnering Forum Welcome Reception

Garden Patio (1F), Kempinski Hotel, Suzhou

All ChinaBio® Partnering Forum attendees are cordially invited to join us for the Welcome Reception.

Garden Patio, Kempinski Hotel, Suzhou

Hosted by: Hanmi Pharmaceutical

You will be able to pick up your name badge at the Welcome Reception.