In Person

Asia Bio Partnering Forum 2023

April 26 – 27, 2023
Hilton Singapore Orchard
Event details
April 26 – 27, 2023
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hilton Singapore Orchard
333 Orchard Road, Singapore

Event summary

Cooley is proud to sponsor the Asia Bio Partnering Forum 2023, which brought together more than 300 innovators from key Asian markets with life sciences leads from around the world to advance dealmaking across Asia. The inaugural conference expanded on the success of the ChinaBio Partnering Forum – the largest and most productive life sciences partnering conference in China, where Cooley participated in two panel sessions. Cooley also participated in two panel sessions on the first day of the Asia Bio Partnering forum. 

Featured agenda items

Wednesday, April 26 | 1:30 – 2:30 pm GMT+8

Evolution of Asia Licensing and Collaboration Transactions

This panel explored the evolution of life sciences licensing and collaboration transactions in Asia over the last decade and looked at opportunities for licensors and licensees in the current market.


  • Patrick Loofbourrow – Partner at Cooley (moderator)
  • Carl Firth – Chief Executive Officer at ASLAN Pharmaceuticals
  • Lila Hope – Partner at Cooley
  • Miemie Strydom – Director of New Business Development at Janssen Asia Pacific
  • Nilesh Wadhwa – experienced life sciences professional in business development, licensing and M&A

Wednesday, April 26 | 2:30 – 3:30 pm GMT+8

Preparing for a Successful Cross-Border Deal

This panel dove into best practices to prepare for deal due diligence, structure a cross-border transaction and ensure smooth collaboration through alliance management.


  • Lila Hope – Partner at Cooley (moderator)
  • Bill Christiansen – Partner at Cooley
  • Yiming Liu – Partner at Cooley
  • Qiusong Tang – Head of Roche Accelerator

For more information, please email Ann-Marie Eu.

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