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Joint public meeting to focus on bridging nanotechnology research

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • February 24 2011

The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office has announced that it will spearhead a public meeting to focus on "environmental health and safety questions for nanomaterials and nanotechnology-enabled products" and to "encourage joint US-EU programs of work that would leverage resources."

European nations sign MOU to manage life-science information

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • September 22 2011

Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United Kingdom have reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory to create an infrastructure that would both manage and safeguard life-science data generated by publicly funded research

EU Medicines Agency plans to appeal interim rulings on release of clinical trial data

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 16 2013

According to a news source, European Medicines Agency (EMA) Director Guido Rasi intends to appeal interim rulings recently issued by the European

EU medical device manufacturers address plan to change regulatory directives

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • February 8 2013

Eucomed, an organization that represents the interests of the European medical device industry, has issued a position paper that assesses a number of

EU Court of Justice nixes patents for stem-cell inventions involving human embryo destruction

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
  • -
  • October 20 2011

The European Union (EU) Court of Justice has determined that EU patent law does not protect neural precursor cells and the processes for their production from embryonic stem cells

Wellcome Trust creates £200-million fund for UK, EU biotech startups

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2012

The U.K.-based Wellcome Trust has announced the creation of a £200-million fund to make long-term investments in British and European biotechnology startups

Researchers protest ECJ advocate general’s position on patenting stem cell technologies

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 5 2011

Viewing the issue as a matter of morality, the advocate general of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently delivered a non-binding ruling that would render unpatentable the cells removed from the human embryo at the blastocyst stage, because the removal involves the embryo's destruction

EU Court of Justice interprets law extending patent protection for medicinal products

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • December 15 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has issued two rulings interpreting EU law at the request of British courts addressing whether drug makers can obtain a supplementary protection certificate (SPC), which extends patent protection, for products with active ingredients additional to those specified in the original patent

EU legal services opinion could upset proposed GM laws

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 18 2010

According to media sources, the EU Council of Ministers' Legal Service has expressed "strong doubts" about the feasibility of a proposal that would allow individual member states to set their own policies for regulating genetically modified (GM) crops

Universities abroad experiment with no-fee licensing to drive biotech partnerships

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • Australia, Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • May 16 2013

Universities in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United Kingdom have reportedly embraced a 2010 Glasgow University initiative under which companies