December 2014 Life Science Lunch:

The Federal Government and the Life Science Industries II

A Conversation With Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN)

Chair, US House Medical Technology Caucus 

Please join us for a conversation with U.S. Representative Erik Paulsen, who will discuss the interplay between the life science industry and the U.S. federal government. Rep. Paulsen is co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Medical Technology Caucus and a strong advocate for the life science industries. Topics to be discussed will include:

*    FDA: 510(k) program and MenB vaccine
*    Intellectual property: patent reform, patent eligibility of DNA, trade secret legislation, and patent troll legislation
*    Taxes: medical device tax and corporate inversions

Brian R. Dorn, Ph.D.
Of Counsel
Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
The Honorable Erik Paulsen
US Representative,  Minnesota
About the Series

The Indiana Health Industry Forum and Barnes & Thornburg LLP partner to present a monthly seminar series on critical issues in life science. Each month, at lunch, a policymaker or a panel in the field of life science will be available to answer questions concerning the major challenges and opportunities in the life science industry. We hope you will join us.

For more information on upcoming luncheon programs, please visit the IHIF website


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