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Greenberg Traurig Hosts the Launch of Healthcare Drinks’ Boston Chapter

Boston Patent Attorney, Dr. Fang Xie, moderates panel, “China-U.S. Cross Border Deal Making in Life Sciences”

BOSTON — September 20, 2016 — On Friday, September 9, 2016, Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Boston office sponsored and hosted the launch of Healthcare Drinks’ Boston Chapter, which featured the timely discussion, “China-U.S. Cross Border Deal Making in Life Sciences.”

Dr. Fang Xie, a member of the global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group, moderated the panel, which featured: Dr. John Lu, President and CEO of Vcanbio Centre for Translational Biotechnology; Dr. Wei Li, Founding Partner of WuXi Healthcare Ventures; and Mark Charest, Ph.D., Portfolio Manager, Phenomic Capital. Topics included an overview of representative types of cross-border deals, the deal-making process, recent trends in life sciences deals, and challenges and opportunities in U.S.-China cross-border transactions.  The panel discussion was followed by a networking reception attended by local biotech executives and investors.

Healthcare Drinks provides a platform for all sectors of management in the health care industry to meet, exchange ideas and socialize in a casual yet professional, educational and supportive atmosphere. Its members include executives from medical device, pharmaceutical, biotech, hospitals and e-health firms, as well as doctors and management from hospitals and clinics. Healthcare Drinks has chapters in Beijing, Hong Kong, Melbourne, San Francisco, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Taipei, Twin Cities and most recently, Boston.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group

Greenberg Traurig’s Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group advises clients ranging from startups to large multinational public companies to leading research institutions. The group’s attorneys work closely with clients, providing innovative legal counsel to help them achieve their objectives – from discovery through commercialization and product marketing.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

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