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Case of the month: Levinwick v Hollingsworth 2014 IEHC 333

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • September 16 2014

In Levinwick v Hollingsworth 2014 IEHC 333 the court refused the plaintiff's application (a pharmacist owner) seeking to enforce a term in the

Clinical trial agreements: Five key concepts

  • LK Shields
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  • Ireland
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  • January 24 2013

Clinical trials play a pivotal role in the development of market-safe pharmaceuticals and medical devices and, needless to say, sit within an

Risks for practitioners who don't keep their professional competence requirements up to date

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • November 12 2013

With the increasing attention on professional competence requirements, practitioners must be aware of their obligations and the implications of

Will Marie Fleming right-to-die case live on?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • August 21 2013

Marie Fleming's challenge under Irish law to the ban on assisted suicide came to an end on April 29 2013. The Supreme Court sympathised with the

To disclose or not disclose expert commentary

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • August 27 2014

Historically, there has been some confusion over the exact interpretation of the disclosure rules. Previously, in Payne v Shovlin both the High

Irish patent perspectives pharmaceutical revocation actions, an obvious step in the right direction?

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • December 31 2009

The recent Commercial Court case of Glaxo Group Limited v Patents Act (2009) is the only Irish decision in recent times to deal with the revocation of a patent on the grounds of lack of inventive step

Doctors’ use of social media

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • March 21 2013

There has been a significant increase in the use of social media platforms in medicine and healthcare in recent years. In a recent survey conducted

Tackling falsified medicines in 2013 and beyond

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • January 30 2013

The EU Falsified Medicines Directive is yet to be transposed into Irish law

Reversal of the decision to destroy the Heel Prick Test database

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Ireland
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  • March 27 2013

Yesterday, the Health Service Executive was instructed to reverse its decision to destroy blood samples taken from newborn babies, which are known as

Tooth whitening service considered a form of dentistry

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2013

The General Dental Council (GDC) in the UK has welcomed a recent UK High Court ruling that tooth whitening comes within the meaning of the practice