A new audio conference sponsored by BioWorld Today offers biotechnology companies tools and techniques for protecting their patent portfolios. "Building and Maintaining BioPharma Patent Portfolios After KSR v. Teleflex: Strategies Addressing Higher Standards for Patentability" is scheduled for Sept. 19 at 1 to 2:30 p.m., EDT. Bruce D. Sunstein and Barbara J. Carter, both of the Boston law firm Bromberg & Sunstein, will discuss how to strengthen patents that are vulnerable to obvious attacks, how the KSR decision requires changes in patent portfolio management processes and how to deal with combination drugs in the new environment.

The audio conference is just $299 per listening site. It includes presentation handouts and a half-hour Q&A session with the speakers. A CD (MP3 format) of the conference is also available. For more information or to register, call 800-688-2421, and be sure to mention conference code: T07478.

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