Life Sciences Update - September 2017 Summary

Welcome to our Life Science Issue, a monthly update from the Life Sciences team at S&B, containing news about recent and topical developments.

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Charlotte Tillett, Gustaf Duhs
  1. European Commission takes robust position on intellectual property

    On 6 September 2017 the EU Commission published its Position Paper on Intellectual Property for the purposes of the Brexit negotiations. Its primary focus is on ensuring that existing holders of EU IP rights (whether based in the remaining EU27 states or in... Read more
  2. Data Protection Bill put before Parliament

    The new UK Data Protection Bill was introduced to the House of Lords on 13 September 2017, starting off its journey towards becoming law. The Bill is a complete data protection system, covering general data processing, law enforcement data and national... Read more
  3. Update: Further Developments on the Health Services Medical Supplies (Costs) Act 2017

    We previously wrote about the new Health Services Medical Supplies (Costs) Act ( see here ). This important Act paved the way for the Government to gain greater control over excessive pricing of health services medicines and greater access to information... Read more
  4. Another article on Artificial Intelligence

    It is pretty much mandatory these days for law firms to write about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI).  We thought we would jump on the bandwagon, before it becomes entirely populated by robots.   In the life sciences sector, there are a... Read more
  5. Upcoming Events

    Entrepreneurs Forum - 12 October 2017
    Our 2017 forum will include keynote contributions from a number of highly respected entrepreneurs, investors and fundraisers, each with an insight into scaling up.

    We look forward to catching up with you at this event. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a meeting.

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