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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
Spanish courts say “no” to the evergreening on data...
Three recent judgments handed down by the Central Administrative...
June 14, 2021
8 min read
First medicinal cannabis drug listed on the Australian...
On 1 May 2021 Epidyolex, the first medicinal cannabis drug product...
May 6, 2021
1 min read
EU merger control – new guidance brings uncertainty...
Illumina’s acquisition of cancer testing startup, Grail, looks...
April 20, 2021
7 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
French Healthtech in the Covid crisis: when strategic issues lead to growth
The strategic challenges of the French Healthtech sector - health, innovation, sovereignty - are undeniably...
October 13, 2020
6 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
German Constitutional Court declares the vote on the ratification act of the UPC Agreement unconstitutional because of a lack of the required quorum
Today the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) ruled that the German ratification...
March 20, 2020
5 min read
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