Biotech, Pharma, and Medical Devices: Import Compliance Briefing & Networking Reception
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When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
3:30PM - 6:50PM
Where: Biogen
225 Binney Street
Building 1
Cambridge, Massachusetts  02142
United States
Contact: Karen Pim

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This is a new initiative from CONECT and Biogen to create a network forum to discuss import/export trade compliance topics among the bio-pharma, medical device importers/exporters only. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this initiative!


"Fundamental Import Compliance Issues in the Biotech, Pharma, and Medical Devices Industry"

CONECT Event Chair: Luiz da Costa, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and CONECT Vice President


Guest Speaker: James Sawyer, Partner, Drinker Biddle  & Reath LLP

James L. Sawyer represents clients in all areas of U.S. Customs and international trade laws and regulations. He chairs the firm’s Customs and International Trade Team.


James represents importers before U.S. Customs and Border Protection, counseling on U.S. and internationally harmonized import regulations concerning the valuation, classification, duty preference qualification, and origin determination and marking of imported products. He has broad experience representing clients in import audits and other verification proceedings, as well as customs enforcement matters such as civil penalty actions, investigations, and liquidated damages cases.



Mr. Sawyer will focus on import compliance issues – please send related questions in advance to allow him time to prepare appropriate responses. Email your questions to





 Registration Fee: $40


 This event has been approved for 2 CCS points.  

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