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Renewal of early access and compassionate use frameworks in France
On 1 July 2021, the early access and compassionate use reform entered into force. A medical treatment is generally only available to patients after being granted a market authorisation (“MA”). However, certain conditions call for a medicinal product not yet approved. In recent years, different derogatory procedures have been designed and implemented in France to give patients who are suffering from rare, serious or disabling conditions access to medicinal product where there is no...
November 10, 2021
6 min read
UK medical devices regime set for an upgrade
Just 7 months after the expiry of the Brexit transition period,...
October 7, 2021
4 min read
Healthcare research and the GDPR – which legal basis...
Establishing the correct legal basis under the GDPR is essential...
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 exclusivity of medicines.
Three recent judgments handed down by the Central Administrative Courts Nos. 4, 10 and 2 on 30 March,...
June 14, 2021
8 min read
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...
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
Illumina v MGI: Patents Court gives guidance on the skilled person, CGK, and insufficiency
In Illumina v Latvia MGI Tech (MGI) [2021] EWHC 57 (Pat), Birss J (as he...
March 26, 2021
9 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
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