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Cara R. Baer to Present at CLE on International Privacy Laws and Medical Research

Butler Snow attorney Cara R. Baer is set to virtually present at the Memphis Bar Association’s Health Law Section Mid-Year CLE on Thursday, July 22. In the presentation, titled “International Privacy Laws and Medical Research,” Baer will explore various aspects of privacy laws for EU, Brazil, Nigeria, South Africa, Singapore, South Korea and Japan and their application to clinical trials, investigator-initiated studies, data transfers and more. Topics explored will be of interest to American industry sponsors and medical institutions and include territorial scope, types of data covered, anonymization standards and compliance requirements. More information about the CLE can be found 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.