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Manufacturing and stockpiling waiver set to limit rights of holders of SPCs for medicines
On 17 April 2019, the European Parliament approved, by a large majority, an amendment of the Regulation...
May 8, 2019
2 min read
Supreme Court holds Dosage Regime Patent Obvious
Today in Actavis v ICOS the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the ICOS patent for a Tadalafil...
March 27, 2019
4 min read
French Legal Framework for the exchange of health data by secured health messaging systems
Before the entry into force of the GDPR on 25 May 25 2018, healthcare professionals and facilities and...
March 18, 2019
4 min read
Telemedicine in France: state of play
Telemedicine is governed by Article L6316-1 and R6316-1 and seq of the French public health code...
March 6, 2019
3 min read
Processing health data in France: What to look out for after GDPR?
French law imposes stricter requirements than the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) regarding...
March 1, 2019
3 min read
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
The legal basis for Belgian biobanks enters into force
10 years after its first official publication, the legal framework on biobanks has entered into force...
December 11, 2018
3 min read
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