Boston Bar | Life Sciences Conference



With emerging technologies and rapidly expanding business sectors come new legal issues. This fall, the Boston Bar will host the annual Life Sciences Conference, featuring speakers and discussion exploring the interplay between the life sciences sector and the law.

Home to biotech startups, leading research institutions, multinational pharmaceutical companies, and venture capital firms, Boston is at the forefront of the life science industry and the Boston Bar is the industry’s hub for legal expertise. Don’t miss the premier networking conference for life sciences practitioners.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:00AM – 4:00PM

Boston Marriott Cambridge


Emerging Tech Track

Big Data & Artificial Intelligence

Life Cycle and Making a Deal Track

Licensing Agreements with Universities & Research Institutions

Trends Track

IP Trends

Emerging Tech Track

App Development & Adaptive Clinical Trials

Life Cycle and Making a Deal Track

Trends in Capital Raising

Trends Track

IP Litigation

Emerging Tech Track

Gene Therapy

Life Cycle and Making a Deal Track

Late Stage Licensing Deals

Trends Track

Best Practices for Working with China’s Life Sciences Industry

Emerging Tech Track

Privacy  Developments Within the Life Sciences Industry

Life Cycle and Making a Deal Track

Disputes Over the Back-End Money: The Litigator’s View

Trends Track

Government Enforcement in the Life Sciences Industry

BBA Launches Life Sciences Industry Group

The Boston Bar is excited to announce the establishment of a Life Sciences Industry Group, a professional network dedicated to providing year-round, multi-disciplinary educational, networking, and business development opportunities for lawyers and business leaders across a variety of practice areas working within the life sciences sector. To join the Life Sciences Industry Group and stay up-to-date on its programming and events, login to your BBA online account here and check off the Life Sciences Industry Group box. If you’d like to join but have forgotten your login information, simply email to be added.

Advisory Committee

Farah Gerdes
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Hong-Van M. Le

Robert Licht
Choate, Hall & Stewart

David McIntosh
Ropes & Gray

Jennifer Zarutskie Sieczkiewicz
Wave Life Sciences


Thank You to Our Partner Leaders Life Sciences

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For information regarding sponsorship opportunities for the upcoming Life Sciences Conference, please contact
Erica Southerland: 617.778.1930 |

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