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ABA - Section of Litigation - Regional CLE Workshop: Current Issues in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation

November 12, 2009 • Kenilworth, NJ

This one day Regional CLE Workshop will cover the latest in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. There will be panel discussions with leaders in the field. Topics will include: nanotechnology; updates on preemption; developments in the federal laws governing pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers; supplier quality and outsourcing risks; and much more!

Steve Niedelman is speaking on "Supplier Quality and Outsourcing Risks" and Heather Hodges is a moderator on that panel.

This panel will discuss the potential liability and regulatory risks faced by manufacturers when buying materials from suppliers or outsourcing manufacturing functions -- and steps that can be taken to mitigate those risks. Participants will receive an an overview of issues relating to supplier quality and managing the litigation/regulatory risk associated with outsourcing functions such as sub-assembly, packaging-labeling, sterilization and manufacture of component parts. Our panelists will demonstrate how to develop an effective, efficient risk-based audit program to assure incoming quality and reduce potential risk such as damage to corporate reputation or increased liability and litigation costs associated with defective products.

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