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Speakers-Arthur, Phyllis

Phyllis Arthur Vice President, Infectious Diseases & Diagnostics Policy at Biotechnology Innovation Organization Bio: Phyllis Arthur is the Vice President for Infectious Diseases and Diagnostics Policy at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). In this role, she works with member companies in vaccines, molecular diagnostics and bio-defense on policy, legislative and regulatory issues. Prior to joining

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Speakers-Mouta-Bellum, Carla

Carla Mouta-Bellum JD/ PhD, Partner, Arrigo, Lee, Guttman & Mouta-Bellum, LLP Bio: Carla Mouta-Bellum has been a partner of the firm of Arrigo, Lee, Guttman & Mouta-Bellum, LLP, since 2018. She has previously been with Finnegan Henderson, and a Principal Investigator for the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. She received her Juris Doctor from the

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Speakers-Wilder, Richard

Richard Wilder General Counsel and Director of Business Development at Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations Bio:Richard Wilder is Associate General Counsel in the Global Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, responsible for providing legal support in a range of projects for the development and delivery of drugs, vaccines and diagnostics in the

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Speakers-Das, Rahul

Rahul Das USPTO Office of Policy and International Affairs Rahul Das is a patent attorney with the Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Mr. Das is on the patents team at OPIA and he develops and formulates domestic and international patent policy and provides advice on

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Speakers-Moezie, Minna

Minna Moezie USPTO Office of Policy and International Affairs Ms. Moezie began with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in 1992 as a pharmaceutical patent examiner. In 2000, she became a Supervisory Patent Examiner in an art unit examining pharmaceutical patent applications. Ms. Moezie moved to USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA) in 2002 to work

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