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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 Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Patent Civil Cases Involving Drug Marketing Review and Approval (Draft for Public Opinions)” (“Draft Judicial Interpretations”) to provide guidance on the application of the new patent linkage provisions set out in the new Patent Law Amendments 2020 ("Amendments"), which will come into effect on 1 June...
November 13, 2020
6 min read
Australian Courts apply “European Support” test to...
In the recent decision in the Australian front of the...
November 4, 2020
10 min read
AstraZeneca held liable for additional healthcare ...
In a judgment of 14 October 2020 the District Court The Hague...
October 15, 2020
10 min read
Post-Transition Brexit: New MHRA Guidelines on Med...
With a post-transition Brexit looming on the horizon, the Medicines...
September 30, 2020
7 min read
A vaccine for COVID 19 –risks and liabilities in international perspective
As the development of vaccines against COVID-19 is progressing, the question becomes urgent who will...
September 8, 2020
17 min read
Transfer of value in France: publication of the regulatory provisions specifying the ceilings above which an authorization from the authorities is required
An important change to the new regime governing transfer of value to HCPs, students and associations...
August 20, 2020
2 min read
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
Australian Export Legislation Amendments Smooth the Way for Cannabis Export
The Export Control Legislation Amendment (Certification of Narcotic Exports) Bill 2020 (Cth), which passed...
June 26, 2020
3 min read
Transfer of value in France: the long-awaited “anti-gift” decree has finally been published
The French so-called “anti-gift” provisions strictly frame the conditions under which companies in the...
June 19, 2020
2 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