AIPPI 2015 will be held from October 10-14, 2015. AIPPI congress is a conference organized by intellectual property communities. On October 13, 2015, there will be "Pharma Session" including Trademark, Personalized Medicine, Technology Transfer, Policy-based Examination of patent validity.
See the website and pamphlet for detail.
In the Personalized Medicine Session, which is a very promising field of research, the session will deal with questions have arisen in relation to the intellectual property protection available for this area of innovation, referring to recent decisions such as the Myriad case in the US, which now have been evaluated as having "[limited] the options for patenting biomarkers, diagnostics,selection algorithms and similar tools for personalized medicine".
This panel session will "[review] the state of the law in the US, Europe, and Asia regarding the available forms of IP protection (such as patents, data protection and trade secrets) to incentivise this area of research."