6th May 2010
Thursday, May 6th,15h30-16h15
Saluti e benvenuti
Prof. Raffaele DE GIORGI
Preside, FacoltÃ di giurisprudenza
Prof.ssa Francesca LAMBERTI
Direttrice, Dipartimento di Studi Giuridici, UniversitÃ del Salento
Prof.ssa Marie-Eve ARBOUR
UniversitÃ del Salento, UniversitÃ© Laval
16h15-17h00: Opening Lecture
Dr. Duncan FAIRGRIEVE
Director, Product Liability Forum, BIICL, London
Panel I - Health Policy and Regulation
Chairman: Dr. Richard S. GOLDBERG (University of Aberdeen)
"Regulating risks in pharmaceutical law : in search of an optimal interplay between products safety and products liability"
Marco RIZZI, Instituto universitario europeo, Fiesole
"The Constitutional Role of European Public Health Policy:
The Case of the Influenza A H1N1 Vaccine"
Anniek DE RUIJTER, University of Amsterdam
"Market Regulation through "Private Attorney General" Actions"
Francesco QUARTA, UniversitÃ del Salento
Friday, May 7th, 9h00-13h30
Lecture : Dr. Peter FELDSCHREIBER
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, UK
Panel II - Specific Issues in Pharmaceutical Law
Chairman: Dr. Peter FELDSCHREIBER (MHRA, UK)
"Hepatitis B vaccine and the risk of multiple sclerosis"
Isabelle CHIVORET, UniversitÃ© de Nantes
"The Challenge of Nanomedicine: At the Crossroads
Between Governance and Regulation"
Francesca FERRARI, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa
"Pharmacovigilance: The Canadian Experience"
Albina MULAOMEROVIC, UniversitÃ© Laval, QuÃ©bec
11h00-11h30 Discussion and coffee break
Panel III - IP and Competition Law
Chairman: Prof. Cristoforo OSTI (UniversitÃ del Salento)
"Limiting parallel trade in the pharmaceutical sector:
an objective justification"
Anna Lisa BITETTO, UniversitÃ di Siena
"Competition in the public procurements of pharmaceuticals"
Chiara SAMMARCO, UniversitÃ del Salento
"The legal protection of biotechnological inventions"
Antonio DEL SOLE, UniversitÃ degli Studi di Milano
13h00-14h30 Discussion and lunch
Friday, May 7th, 14h30-18h00
Panel IV - Professions and bioethics
ChairLady: Prof.ssa Diana CERINI
(UniversitÃ di Milano Bicocca)
"Clinical Trials on Vulnerable Human Subjects"
Agnese QUERCI, UniversitÃ di Genova
"The debate about the off-label prescriptions of drugs:
a comparison between Italian and foreign law"
Lucca NOCCO and Benedetta GUIDI,
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa
"Bioethics and European Union:
the advanced therapy medicinal products case"
AurÃ©lie MAHALATCHIMY, UniversitÃ© de Toulouse
"The "compassionate exemption" in Spain:
not asking for compassion "
Francisco Miguel BOMBILLAR SÃENZ
Universidad de Granada
Discussion and Coffee break
Prof. Franz WERRO
UniversitÃ© de Fribourg, Switzerland
Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
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