Fasken Martineau DuMoulin

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin

March 15, 2005 18:13 ET

Date set for 2005 Fasken Martineau Technology and Life Sciences Forum


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MARCH 15, 2005 - 18:13 ET

Date set for 2005 Fasken Martineau Technology and Life
Sciences Forum

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 15, 2005) - Fasken
Martineau is pleased to announce that the annual Fasken Martineau
Technology and Life Sciences Forum will be held on April 27, 2005. This
full day event includes presentations by an exciting array of top
B.C.-based public companies from the technology and life sciences
industries to members of the investment community. Investment advisors,
financial analysts, investment bankers, money managers and members of
the media are invited and encouraged to attend this unbiased investment
forum.

This is the second year that Fasken Martineau is hosting the Forum, now
is in its eighth year. "The Forum provides a venue for leading
B.C.-based technology and life sciences companies and the investment
community to interact," says Iain Mant, a partner at Fasken Martineau
and a key organizer of the event. "The combination of presentations by
senior management and informal Q&A sessions offers investment
professionals an excellent opportunity to obtain firsthand information
about these growing companies."

The lawyers in the technology and securities groups at Fasken Martineau
counsel clients in the technology, life sciences and pharmaceutical
industries on all variety of legal matters, including mergers and
acquisitions, public and private financings, licensing and strategic
partnerships, and litigation matters. The firm's integrated team of
lawyers, patent and trade-mark agents has extensive experience in
serving the legal needs of these innovative and growing industries.

Registration and general information on the 2005 Fasken Martineau
Technology and Life Sciences Forum can be found at www.faskenforum.com
or by contacting Jennifer Hoare at Fasken Martineau directly at 604 631
3296 or faskenforum@van.fasken.com.

About Fasken Martineau

Fasken Martineau, which ranks among the four largest law firms in Canada
(LEXPERT's 2004 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada), is a
leading Canadian business and litigation law firm. Fasken Martineau is
recognized for its strength and expertise in financial services,
corporate finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, energy, mining
and environmental law, aboriginal affairs, taxation, wealth management,
litigation, arbitration, labour and employment law, human rights,
intellectual property and information technology law. With over 580
lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal
and Quebec City, as well as in New York, London, and Johannesburg.
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP is a limited liability partnership under
the laws of Ontario.

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