Life Sciences Update - October 2017

Life Sciences Update - October 2017

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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  1. Brexit update - economic and social impacts

    The Migration Advisory Committee (‘MAC’), the independent non-departmental public body that advises the Government on migration issues, will be reporting on the economic and social impacts of Brexit in September 2018.  Employers will be... Read more
  2. European Medicines Agency relocation: preparing for Brexit

    The vote on the European Medicines Agency (EMA) post-Brexit relocation is fast approaching and as a result there has been quite a lot of Brexit related activity recently, with some issues raising real concerns.   Relocation – where to next? ... Read more
  3. Merck v Merck - Trade mark battle

    Many EU trade mark owners own parallel national trade marks in key jurisdictions in order to strengthen their trade mark portfolios.  A recent Court of Justice (CJEU) decision (19 October 2017) considered the situation where infringement proceedings are... Read more
  4. Stevens & Bolton backed Growth Builder launched today

    We are excited to report that Growth Builder, a business growth programme Stevens & Bolton is supporting has gone live today, 17 October, and will be accepting applications until 19 November.   --- STOP PRESS --- applications deadline extended to... Read more
  5. Upcoming Events

    Gustaf Duhs will be part of a panel giving a webinar to The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys on medical devices, during which Gustaf will be discussing the important new EU regulations governing medical devices and their impact.
    This year our flagship legal seminar (formerly known as the CPD Bonanza) will cut through the jargon and give practical insights into what the current legal buzzwords mean for your business. Please click the link for more information and do get in touch if you would like to come along.

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