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First medicinal cannabis drug listed on the Australian Pharmaceuticals Benefits Scheme
On 1 May 2021 Epidyolex, the first medicinal cannabis drug product was listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). The costs of drug products listed on the PBS are subsidised by the Australian Government. Epidyolex is used in combination with at least two other anti-epileptic medicines to treat Dravet syndrome – a genetic epileptic disease that gives rise to seizures that doesn’t respond well to standard medications. While Epidyolex is the second medicinal cannabis drug registered for...
May 6, 2021
1 min read
Illumina v MGI: Patents Court gives guidance on the...
In Illumina v Latvia MGI Tech (MGI) [2021]...
March 26, 2021
9 min read
Introduction of the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal...
On the 3rd February 2021, the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal...
March 2, 2021
1 min read
Indirect infringement in Spanish courts: a trend reversal...
The specialised Section No. 15 of the Appeal Court of Barcelona...
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
Australian Courts apply “European Support” test to find key Wyeth’s Prevnar 13 patent invalid
In the recent decision in the Australian front of the Prevnar 13 patent litigation, Merck...
November 4, 2020
10 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
More Guidance on Pharma Settlement Agreements from the Court of Justice of the EU (ECJ)
It is clear that under certain specific circumstances, a settlement agreement between a holder of a pharmaceutical...
February 7, 2020
11 min read
The US/China Trade Agreement: what could it mean for the Pharma Industry?
Following a long period of negotiation, Phase I of the US-China Trade Agreement was published on 15 January...
February 6, 2020
5 min read
Bird & Bird secures win in preliminary injunction patent case before the Düsseldorf Courts
On September 26, 2019, the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf confirmed on appeal that Teva Pharmaceutical...
September 30, 2019
8 min read
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