Oct 12 Thu
2017

Transatlantic Consumer Protection: The Case of Medical Devices

12:00PM - 01:30PM Yuma Building - Y401

Come join the Program on International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy and the Health Law and Policy Program for a panel on Transatlantic Consumer Protection. This discussion will compare the complex regulatory framework of both the U.S. and EU regarding medical devices and how they protect consumers. The panel will focus on individual country and state consumer protection laws to understand how medical devices are brought to market and ultimately regarded as adequate for use. The esteemed panel will discuss standard for this evaluation and whether these laws are effective at preventing consumer harm.

Lecturer: Hans-Wolfgang Micklitz, Professor for Economic Law, European University Institute

Commentator: Andrew Popper, Ann Loeb Bronfman Distinguished Professor of Law and Government, AUWCL

Commentator: Patrick Regan, Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Regan Zambri Long, PLLC

Introduction: Asha Scielzo, Senior Fellow for Health Law and Policy and Adjunct Professor of Law, AUWCL

Moderator: Fernanda Nicola, Professor of Law and Director of the Program on International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy, AUWCL

Registration is free but required.

Organizer

Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education

Special Events & CLE

202-274-4075
secle@wcl.american.edu

Where

Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20016