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Cara R. Baer to Co-Present CLE Webinar on Federal Regulation of Pharmaceuticals

Butler Snow attorney Cara R. Baer will co-present a CLE webinar hosted by the Memphis Bar Association’s Health Law Section with Erik Barbone, Director and Assistant General Counsel of Cardinal Health, on Monday, Nov. 16 from noon to 1 p.m. In the presentation, Baer and Barbone will discuss the federal regulation of pharmaceuticals and provide an overview of the life cycle of a pharmaceutical from conception through commercialization and the FDA’s regulatory oversight role throughout. Topics will include phase 1, 2, 3 and 4 studies, registration of clinical trials, the role of Institutional Review Boards in Human Subjects Research, New Drug Applications, Abbreviated New Drug Applications, Emergency Use Authorizations, Compassionate Use programs, quality, labeling and advertising requirements, and adverse event reporting. More information about the course can be found by clicking here.

Baer is a member of Butler Snow’s Health Law practice group and focuses her practice on transactions for life sciences companies and intellectual property counseling. She works with some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical, medical device and biopharmaceutical corporations, facilitating business and commercial transactions and joint ventures and strategic collaborations. In addition to her deal work, she is experienced in the negotiation and drafting of drug and device development, manufacturing and products supply agreements. Baer also assists clients formulate their international intellectual property strategies including trademark clearance, filing and protection as well as IP licensing.

​Baer obtained her J.D. from The University of Memphis in 2004, a Master of Arts degree in mathematics from The University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Vanderbilt University. She has been published in Intellectual Property Litigation, Law360 and Pointe Innovation and has published a chapter in Aspatore’s book, Inside the Minds: Navigating Legal Issues in the Biotechnology Industry. Baer is admitted to practice in the State of Tennessee, the U.S. District Courts Western District of Tennessee and the U.S. Patent Bar.