In-house counsel and experienced trial lawyers will discuss the issues facing manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers of products in their efforts to meet the expectations of consumers and courts around the world regarding product design, governmental approval agencies, various standards, warnings, labeling, and instructions. In-house counsel will also discuss the challenges they face with respect to intellectual property issues in an ever-changing global economy. Finally, the panelists will make predictions about issues looming on the horizon.
Charles A. Stewart III, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Montgomery, U.S.
Anne Talcott, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt, Portland, U.S.
Edward Hanover, Novo Nordisk, Zurich, Switzerland