ChinaBio Partnering Forum 2020 Digital

August 25 – 27, 2020
Event details
August 25 – 27, 2020
9:00 am – 9:00 pm China Standard Time

Event summary

ChinaBio® Partnering Forum is the largest and most productive life science partnering conference in China which will now be delivered virtually. The event will enable delegates to identify, meet and engage with leaders across the life science value chain from global pharma and biotech companies to innovative startups and researchers from leading universities and institutes, as well as VCs and other investors.

As a sponsor, Cooley will host a bootcamp with two live virtual workshops.

Featured agenda items

August 25, 2020, 9:00 – 10:00 am
Partnering Bootcamp: A Refresher on Life Sciences Joint Ventures

We are seeing a growing number of life sciences joint ventures in China. Through this panel discussion, we would explore: (i) whether this is a growing trend, (ii) when it may make sense to pursue JV versus pure licensing, and (iii) what are the things to do to maximize the chance of success and what pitfalls to avoid.

Moderator: James Lu– Partner, Cooley
Patrick Loofbourrow – Partner, Cooley
Christina Zhang – Partner in Charge, Cooley Shanghai  

August 25, 2020, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Partnering Bootcamp: Key IPO Considerations for Life Sciences Companies

Life sciences IPOs have been extremely hot in the past two years, in spite of the pandemic and trade wars. If you are thinking about an IPO, what is the best timing? Which stock exchange should you choose? A panel of experienced IPO advisors will explain the key issues every life sciences company must consider when planning an IPO.

Will Cai – Partner and Head of Asia Capital Markets Practice, Cooley
Michael Yu – Partner, Cooley


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