December 9 2013

Issue No. 13 - 50
For the week of December 9 2013

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Nothing Scheduled

HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

Nothing Scheduled

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Tues., Dec. 10
8:30 am to 5:00 pm                   

Follow-On Biologics Workshop. The Federal Trade Commission will host
a one-day public workshop to examine competition issues surrounding 
biologic and follow-on biologic medications.  The workshop will specifically focus on how state regulations and naming conventions may impact the development of, and competition for, follow-on biologics.

The workshop is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is
strongly encouraged. Seating is limited, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration will not guarantee you a seat should the event reach capacity. To pre-register, please e-mail your name and affiliation to biosimilars@ftc.gov. You must have a valid government issued photo ID (government badge, license, passport, etc.). FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC

SPEECHES

Mon., Dec. 9
12:30 pm
FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will deliver a keynote address on patent reform at the New America Foundation in Washington, DC
Tues., Dec. 10
8:40 am
FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will give opening remarks at the FTC’s Follow-On Biologics Workshop: Impact of Recent Legislative and Regulatory Naming Proposals on Competition. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC
10:30 am

FTC Commissioner Joshua D. Wright will speak before the Arent Fox
Disruptive Competition Policy Forum.  Arent Fox, 1717 K St NW, Washington, DC

4:45 pm 

Andrew I. Gavil, Director of the FTC Office of Policy Planning, will give
concluding remarks at the FTC’s Follow-On Biologics Workshop: Impact of Recent Legislative and Regulatory Naming Proposals on Competition. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC

6:00 pm CET

FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address the Women in Privacy
Networking group at a roundtable discussion on the latest data protection and privacy hot topics. Brussels, Belgium

Wed., Dec. 11
9:30 am CET

FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will provide a keynote address at the
International Association of Privacy Professionals conference. Brussels, Belgium

1:00 pm CET FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address the Charles River Associates conference on Economic Developments in Competition Policy.  Brussels, Belgium
Thu., Dec. 12
12:00 pm CET

FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will address the Transatlantic Business
Council and the Coalition for Privacy and Free Trade. Brussels, Belgium

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Nothing Scheduled

Please check the FTC's Web site at www.ftc.gov
for a listing of events and updates.

Previous Commission Calendars