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COVID-19: Our series of regulatory legislation trackers for the Life Sciences & Healthcare industry
COVID-19 presents an unprecedented challenge to the global life sciences industry.  Members...
July 30, 2020
1 min read
Increased Leeway for Cooperation between Pharma and Medical Equipment Companies during the Covid-19 Crisis
Competition rules are aimed at safeguarding healthy competition between companies. For more than half...
April 9, 2020
7 min read
German Constitutional Court declares the vote on the ratification act of the UPC Agreement unconstitutional because of a lack of the required quorum
Today the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) ruled that the German ratification...
March 20, 2020
5 min read
Blockchain in the Life Sciences & Healthcare Sectors
Blockchain is perhaps best known as the technology on which Bitcoin and other digital cryptocurrencies...
February 25, 2020
13 min read
SPCs For Second Medical Use Products – Is There an End in Sight?
Over the years, pharmaceutical companies have obtained Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) for...
February 24, 2020
6 min read
Badmouthing Your Competitor’s Products: When Does Denigration Become an Antitrust Issue?
Over the past decade, different competition authorities across Europe have begun to identify and pursue...
February 20, 2020
25 min read
Changes in the Polish Industrial Law concerning Patents
Recent changes to the Polish Industrial Law concerning patents (enacted in October 2019), are due to...
February 13, 2020
4 min read
UK Supreme Court hearing appeal over permitted breadth of patent claims
Yesterday and today the Supreme Court has been hearing an appeal concerning Regeneron's...
February 12, 2020
12 min read
Distribution of Free Samples of Medicinal Products to Pharmacists: The Court is requested to settle an Important Issue
The European and national legislations regulate the relationship between healthcare professionals and...
February 11, 2020
4 min read
Access to toxicity reports and protection of commercial interests: the Court of Justice of the European Union blows the final whistle!
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently issued two rulings which aim at ending...
February 4, 2020
8 min read
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