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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 Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Patent Civil Cases Involving Drug Marketing Review and Approval (Draft for Public Opinions)” (“Draft Judicial Interpretations”) to provide guidance on the application of the new patent linkage provisions set out in the new Patent Law Amendments 2020 ("Amendments"), which will come into effect on 1 June...
November 13, 2020
6 min read
Australian Courts apply “European Support” test to...
In the recent decision in the Australian front of the...
November 4, 2020
10 min read
French Healthtech in the Covid crisis: when strategic...
The strategic challenges of the French Healthtech sector - health,...
October 13, 2020
6 min read
Increased Leeway for Cooperation between Pharma and...
Competition rules are aimed at safeguarding healthy competition...
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
SPCs For Second Medical Use Products – Is There an End in Sight?
Over the years, pharmaceutical companies have obtained Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) for...
February 24, 2020
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Badmouthing Your Competitor’s Products: When Does Denigration Become an Antitrust Issue?
Over the past decade, different competition authorities across Europe have begun to identify and pursue...
February 20, 2020
25 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
The English Patents Court examines the law on enablement in the context of lack of novelty based on both prior publication and prior use.
Earlier this year (17 July 2019) in Takeda UK Limited v F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG Mr Justice Colin Birss...
November 19, 2019
5 min read
Are German Courts the “Spoilsport” of the “Divisional Game” when it comes to Preliminary Injunction Requests?
If a patentee undertakes actions with respect to a patent of the same patent family (e.g. waiving the...
November 4, 2019
4 min read
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