Life Sciences Update - December 2018

Life Sciences Update - December 2018

Life Sciences Update - December 2018

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

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  1. No SPCs for new formulations of existing authorised medicines, says Advocate General

    In a recent opinion concerning the cancer drug Abraxane, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) advises the Court to rule that supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) are not available for new formulations of existing... Read more
  2. Brexit Survival Guide

    We have prepared the following Brexit survival guide which is intended as a relatively short run through of the issues by practice area, to identify the principal issues for our client base. Please click on the link below to read or download.... Read more
  3. Brexit - 6 month delays at the English Channel and other worst case scenarios

    We have previously written about letters sent by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, to the life sciences industry and to the NHS about Brexit preparations. On 7 December 2018 Mr Hancock issued three further letters. The first,... Read more
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  5. Upcoming events


    S&B will be holding a ‘summit’ to discuss legal risks arising from Brexit and how best to mitigate them. This will include keynote speeches and roundtable discussions to share knowledge on risks and how to deal with them.

    Tuesday, 22 January 2019
    9:15am Registration

    9:45am Start

    Guildford Harbour Hotel

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    Date: 31 January 2019
    Location: London

    January is the most popular month for executives to jump ship for a competitor – is your business and its data safe from the enemy within? Our Employee Competition, IP and Data Protection experts will offer practical guidance on how best to protect your business and deal with the immediate aftermath of an employee exit. Learn more

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