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PIUG 2014 Biotechnology Conference

Staying on the Cutting Edge of Biotechnology Patent Searching

Monday, February 24, through Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Genzyme Center
500 Kendall Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
+1 (617) 252-7500


Now in its eighth year, the PIUG Biotechnology Conference focuses on best practices for patent information professionals who specialize in biotechnology search and analysis. This year’s theme is, "Staying on the Cutting Edge of 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.

Conference Schedule

  • Monday, February 24: Workshops  
  • Tuesday, February 25: Main Meeting Presentations and Exhibition  
  • Wednesday, February 26: Workshops


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


2014 Program Committee

Helen Oen, Co-Chair Eisai 
Alison Taylor, Co-Chair Abbott 
Qin Meng Amgen 
Barbara Miller Novartis 
Bo Peng Editas Medicine
Greg Roland Merck & Co. 
Kim Spytek Novartis 

2014 Planning Committee

Planning Co-chairs Qin Meng Amgen 
   Monica Weiss-Nolen sanofi
Board Liaison Jim Brown FIZ Karlsruhe
Evaluation Christine Geluk Eisai
Exhibitor Liaison Sherri Voebel Patentskill
Meeting Book Diane Webb Bizint
   Alison Taylor Abbott
Hospitality / Travel Rick Williams Zoetis
On-Site Logistics Greg Roland Merck & Co.
On-Site Photographer Jim Brown FIZ Karlsruhe
Publicity Kristine Atkinson A/A Patent Investigations
Registration Ken Koubek Koubek Information Consulting Svcs
   Donna Fisher Ipsen
Signage Bo Peng Editas Medicine
Web Pages Rick Williams Zoetis
   Tom Wolff Wolff Information Consulting
Workshops Elyse Turner, Chair
   Ruben Diaz Genentech 

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