Foley Hoag Partners Thomas Barker and David Halstead to Participate in Broad Institute Innovation & Intellectual Property Symposium

Foley Hoag LLP partners Thomas Barker and David Halstead will take part in the Broad Institute's 2015 Innovation & Intellectual Property Symposium on Wednesday, April 15 in Cambridge, Mass.

Barker, who serves as Co-Chair of Foley Hoag's Healthcare Practice, will be a featured panelist on "Encouraging Innovation: Regulation, Pricing, Prizes and other Incentives." He will be joined by Genzyme IP Counsel Chandra Adams and Carolyn Elmore, founder of Elmore Patent Law Group.

Halstead, a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property Department, will moderate the panel. He will also serve as moderator of "Synergy and Success: Building the Right Teams," which immediately follows.

The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT is the world’s leading research institute in genomic medicine, with the mission to use the full power of genomics to transform the understanding and treatment of disease. Each year, the Innovation & Intellectual Property Symposium brings together Broad Institute scientists, delegates from European and U.S. Patent Offices, and global business and legal thought leaders for discussion and information exchange on topics related to innovation and intellectual property law of interest to the Cambridge- and Boston-area scientific, business and legal communities. Registration is free.