University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Symposium on the Global Problem of Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals

February 19 & 20, 2014

Secretary General of INTERPOL, Ron Noble Gave Keynote At UNH Law Conference Feb. 19
UNH Alum Ronald K. Noble Among Experts Featured at Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals Symposium

Please join IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review  for this important discussion.

IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review is hosting this symposium to explore intellectual property and public health policy issues raised by the global problem of counterfeit pharmaceuticals.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Ronald Noble, Secretary General of INTERPOL, who will discuss his international organization's efforts to stem the tide of illegal drugs.

The event is free and open to the public.  Please RSVP to:
Note: All attendees must be prepared to show a photo I.D. * Read more parking and security information below.

February 19, 2014
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Rm. 282                             

Keynote Address

Mark W. Huddleston
UNH President

Keynote Speaker
Ronald K. Noble
, J.D.
Secretary-General, INTERPOL
Professor of Law on Leave, New York University School of Law

Reception to follow
from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
in the IP Center lobby

February 20, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Rm. 103

Breakfast for Attendees

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Economic and Legal Perspectives

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

The Role of Risk Aversion in Determining the Demand for Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals

Robert S. Woodward, Ph.D., Forrest D. McKerley Professor of Health Economics, Departments of Health Management and Policy and Economics, University of New Hampshire

Litigation Strategies for Pursuing the Source of Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals

Naresh Kilaru, J.D., Of Counsel, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Industry Approaches

11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Law Enforcement Approaches to the Battle against Counterfeit Medicines

Brian Donnelly, Ph.D., Director, Global Security, Americas Region, Pfizer

Brand Protection Needs in the Pharmaceutical Industry

David S. Howard, M.B.A., Industry Fellow, Michigan State University Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP) (Former Global Director, Product Protection, Johnson & Johnson)

The Threat of Counterfeit Medicine

William S. Reid, Senior Director, Global Anti-Counterfeiting Operations, Eli Lilly & Co.

Lunch for Attendees

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Generously sponsored by:

* Parking and Security on Wednesday

All attendees must be prepared to show a photo I.D.

Please do not leave backpacks or oversize bags in room 282, or the hallway or common areas outside 282. Bags brought into room 282 are subject to search.

On Wednesday, seating in room 282 will begin at 4:30 p.m.  There will be no prior entry.

The driveway outside the Rudman Center will be closed after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Anyone who parks in the designated accessible parking spaces outside the Rudman Center are asked to use the designated spaces in the Blanchard Street parking area.

Thank you for your cooperation.