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Healthcare research and the GDPR – which legal basis is appropriate?
Establishing the correct legal basis under the GDPR is essential for any project involving use of personal data from individuals in the EEA. Organisations involved in healthcare research, such as universities, pharmaceutical companies and medical charities, will need to consider what legal basis applies to their research project or clinical trial. Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), and the corresponding law, the use of personal data is only permitted...
October 4, 2021
13 min read
Worldwide Interpol operation Pangea XIV leads to shutdowns...
Operation Pangea is a yearly recurring operation in which Interpol...
June 24, 2021
2 min read
Spanish courts say “no” to the evergreening on data...
Three recent judgments handed down by the Central Administrative...
June 14, 2021
8 min read
First medicinal cannabis drug listed on the Australian...
On 1 May 2021 Epidyolex, the first medicinal cannabis drug product...
May 6, 2021
1 min read
EU merger control – new guidance brings uncertainty – particularly for tech and pharma acquisitions
Illumina’s acquisition of cancer testing startup, Grail, looks set to be the testing ground for the Commission’s...
April 20, 2021
7 min read
Introduction of the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2021
On the 3rd February 2021, the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2021 (Bill) was introduced...
March 2, 2021
1 min read
Impact of Brexit on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
AI developments in the UK The UK is starting to uncover significant opportunities...
February 5, 2021
5 min read
Indirect infringement in Spanish courts: a trend reversal and some teachings concerning infringement of second use medical claims
The specialised Section No. 15 of the Appeal Court of Barcelona has recently clarified what indirect...
January 22, 2021
4 min read
Chinese patent linkage system – the Chinese Supreme Court issues Draft Judicial Interpretations
The Chinese Supreme Court (“SPC”) released on 29 October 2020 the “Provisions on Several...
November 13, 2020
6 min read
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