Life Sciences Update - July 2018

Life Sciences Update - July 2018

Life Sciences Update - July 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. An update on Brexit and IP rights for pharmaceutical companies

    Charlotte Tillett and Kate Maguire provide an update on where we are with Brexit and IP rights in the pharmaceutical sector in their recent article in Pharmaceutical Market Europe (PME). Read more

  2. Court of Justice holds firm on restrictive approach to SPCs for combination products

    Case: Teva UK Ltd and others v Gilead Sciences Inc . (case C-121/17 ) In a decision handed down on 25 July 2018 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed that a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) will only be available for a... Read more
  3. No deal Brexit: contingency planning

    The negotiations for an agreement for the withdrawal of the UK from the EU continue. With the date of departure (midnight on 29 March 2019) looming on the horizon, the focus at the moment is on reaching agreement for an implementation period so as to... Read more
  4. The Geoblocking Regulation - what businesses need to know

    The so-called Geoblocking Regulation (full title- Regulation (EU) 2018/302 of the European Parliament and the Council on addressing unjustified geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers’ nationality, place of residence or... Read more
  5. Office for Life Sciences pledges £1.5 million for projects evaluating innovative NHS medical devices and diagnostics

    The Office for Life Sciences is offering up to £1.5 million in funding as part of a competition open to business projects which evaluate the effectiveness of innovative medical devices, diagnostics and regulated digital technology within the NHS. The... Read more

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