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English Patents Court revisits the clearing the way principle in preliminary injunction applications

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 15 2011

In the recent English case of Cephalon Inc. and others v Orchid Europe Ltd and others (2010), Mr Justice Floyd of the Patents Court revisited the “clearing the way” principle in cases where there is a threatened launch of a generic product onto the marketplace

Proposed new regulations on the storage and display of pharmacy only medicines

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 14 2014

The Department of Health plans to introduce new legislation, called the Regulation of Retail Pharmacy Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2014, that

Mental health, taking of blood samples without patient consent

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 1 2012

Mr Justice MacMenamin in his judgement dated 26 July 2011, held that the taking of blood samples by doctors treating a woman suffering from severe mental illness was lawful, despite her failure to give consent

Pharma update

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The Department of Health plans to introduce new legislation, called the Regulation of Retail Pharmacy Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2014, which

Plaintiff’s case dismissed for failure to establish negligence

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 29 2014

This case involved an operation carried out in 2005, on a 19-year-old, to correct a curvature of the spine. During the surgery, the plaintiff was

2012 report on pharmaceuticals delivery in Ireland: "delivery of pharmaceuticals in Ireland - getting a bigger bang for the buck"

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 14 2012

Ireland's Health Service Executive (HSE) recently commissioned and funded a report from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI

Medical Practitioners Act amended to ease manpower crisis

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 12 2011

Amid increasing pressure to recruit sufficient numbers of non-consultant hospital doctors, especially in accident and emergency departments, the Government has been required to introduce amending legislation to ease the requirements for registration with the Medical Council

New High Court Rules on Mediation and Conciliation

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 10 2011

New High Court Rules on Mediation and Conciliation (the "Rules"), under which a High Court judge may adjourn legal proceedings to allow the parties to engage in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), may yield an increase in the number of medical negligence claims being settled through mediation, conciliation or other forms of ADR

To disclose or not disclose expert commentary

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Previously, in the case of Payne v Shovlin, both the High Court and the Supreme Court attempted to clarify the position on precisely what obligation

Bar set high in order to succeed in strike out applications

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The Circuit Court recently imposed a "permanent stay" on negligence proceedings issued against a private hospital, in circumstances where the