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PIUG 2013 Biotechnology Meeting

Meeting Challenges in Biotechnology Patent Searching

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Amgen Inc.
360 Binney Street
One Kendall Square, Building 1000
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141
+1 (617) 444-5000


Now in its seventh year, the PIUG Biotechnology Meeting focuses on best practices for patent information professionals who specialize in biotechnology search and analysis. This year’s theme is, "Meeting Challenges in Biotechnology Patent Searching." As biologics account for an increasing share of product approvals and pipelines, biotechnology searchers face new challenges in efficient delivery of strategic information to facilitate informed decision making and foster innovation of new biologic products.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

- PIUG 2013 Biotechnology Meeting Program Committee

Registration Fee Table

  • Standard Registration Ends on February 18, 2013.
  • Registration postmarked after that is considered Onsite.
Early Bird
until Jan 21
Jan 22 - Feb 18
Feb 19 - 26
Member $95.00 $150.00 $225.00
Nonmember $190,00 $250.00 $325.00
Reduced Rate
(Students, Retirees & Unemployed Members)
$50.00 $75.00 $95.00


PIUG gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors and exhibitors
who have generously provided support for this event.




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2013 Program Committee

Helen Oen, Co-Chair Eisai 
Elyse Turner, Co-Chair Merck & Co. 
Ruben Diaz Genentech 
Qin Meng Amgen 
Barbara Miller Novartis 
Bo Peng Ironwood Pharmaceuticals 
Kim Spytek Novartis 
Alison Taylor Abbott 
Monica Weiss-Nolen sanofi 

2013 Planning Committee

Planning Qin Meng Amgen 
Registration Ken Koubek Koubek Information Consulting Svcs
   Donna Fisher Ipsen
On-Site Logistics Greg Roland Merck & Co.
On-Site Photographer Julia Heinrich Bristol-Myers Squibb
Workshops Christine Geluk Eisai
   Monica Weiss-Nolen sanofi
Fundraising and Exhibitor Liaison Sherri Voebel Patentskill
Evaluation Rick Williams Zoetis
Web Pages Rick Williams Zoetis
   Tom Wolff Wolff Information Consulting
Meeting Book Diane Webb Bizint
   Julia Heinrich Bristol-Myers Squibb
Board Liaison Jim Brown FIZ Karlsruhe

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