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New 2019 French Patent/Software box regime: taxation at a reduced rate of 10%
A new preferential taxation regime for income generated by industrial property and software is applicable...
February 7, 2019
1 min read
German Federal Patent Court denies request for preliminary grant of a compulsory license – Where do we go from here?
As recently as 2016 the German Federal Patent Court handed down the landmark decision on Isentress®...
February 7, 2019
6 min read
“Effective enforcement of EU competition rules in the pharmaceutical law remains a matter of high priority…”
So notes the Commission's report on competition enforcement in the pharmaceutical sector (2009-2017)...
February 5, 2019
4 min read
Between pharma, agriculture and narcotics: The rise of medical Cannabis in a controversial emerging regulatory environment
Since liberalisation at the beginning of 2017, industrial and medical Cannabis have experienced a boom...
December 12, 2018
3 min read
Pemetrexed: Italian Court reversed the first instance decision ordering a PI on the basis of Eli Lilly’s patent
  In the case Fresenius Kabi Oncology Plc and other v Eli Lilly and Company and other, by decision...
December 11, 2018
4 min read
Supreme Court defines plausibility in the context of sufficiency
A majority postulates a new "outward presentation test" to deal with the infringement of second medical...
November 15, 2018
10 min read