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Controlling and processing data in EU clinical trials

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 22 2010

The legal regime for the conduct of clinical trials of medicinal products for human use in the European Union is set out in Directive 200120EC (the Clinical Trials Directive

What did you say? $31 million awarded for infringement of hearing aid patent

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 29 2012

In a case involving the alleged infringement of two patents related to hearing aids, one of which was found under judgment as a matter of law (JMOL) to not be infringed

Repackaging and parallel import of pharmaceutical products

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • May 22 2007

On 27 April 2007, the European Court of Justice (the “ECJ”) handed down yet another decision in the case of Boehringer Ingelheim & others v Swingward Ltd and Dowelhurst Ltd, Case C-34804 (“Boehringer II”

Increased European patent protection following a landmark ruling on supplementary protection certificates

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • August 30 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered judgment relating to a preliminary reference from the English Court of Appeal, holding that the existence of an earlier marketing authorization (MA) of a pharmaceutical product does not preclude the grant of a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) for a different application of the same product

EC introduces major changes to medical device regulation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • December 17 2012

The European Commission has issued two proposals that, if approved, will fundamentally amend EU law on medical devices and in vitro diagnostics

Navigating the evolving regulation and commercialization of stem cell research

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, USA
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  • March 22 2012

Interested parties that can successfully navigate the evolving regulation of stem cell research stand to gain significant scientific and commercial advantage

UK Supreme Court steps into line with Europe, but rejects U.S. approach

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 30 2011

The UK’s highest court recently considered the provisions of the European Patent Convention (EPC) centering on the “susceptible of industrial application” requirement in the context of a patent describing a DNA sequence for a new protein, Neutrokine-α, which was a member of a group of similar proteins known as the TNF ligand superfamily

Commission publishes fourth monitoring report on pharmaceutical patent settlements

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • February 11 2014

The European Commission has published its fourth Report on the Monitoring of Patent Settlements (the report), concerning pharmaceutical patent

Divergences in industrial applicability between the United Kingdom and the European Patent Office

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2010

Rejecting an appeal by Human Genome Sciences Inc (HGS), the Court of Appeal of England and Wales in Eli Lilly and Co v Human Genome Sciences Inc 2010 EWCA Civ 33 upheld the finding that HGS' patent (as amended) was invalid for lack of industrial applicability

European Commission fines pharmaceutical companies for Citalopram pay-for-delay agreements

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • June 30 2013

On 19 June 2013, the European Commission announced a fine of 93.8 million for H. Lundbeck AS (Lundbeck) and a further 52.2 million of fines levied