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European Court of Human Rights rules that Austria’s ban on the use of donor egg and sperm does not breach the right to a family life

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • Austria, European Union
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  • December 13 2011

A 17-judge Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has found by a majority (5 judges dissenting) that Austria’s laws, banning the use of donor egg and sperm in in vitro fertilisation (IVF), do not breach the right to a family life protected by Article 8 of the Convention

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling regarding confidentiality of medical records

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 8 2008

The applicant in the case of I v Finland was a nurse working in a specialist eye clinic within a hospital

Patient matters supply of medicines - NHS permitted under EU law to incentivise money-saving prescribing practices

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 14 2010

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in April in Association of the British pharmaceutical industry (ABPI) v Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) case C-6209) that an incentive scheme operated by certain NHS bodies in England and Wales in a bid to reduce costs relating to prescription medicines did not breach European Union (EU) law

WARF European patent application fails due to embryo destruction

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 27 2008

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office has today published its decision in the long-awaited case concerning the patentability of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs

Patient matters children - ECHR ruling on removal of child from parents in suspected abuse case

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 14 2010

The case of M.A.K. and R.K. v the United Kingdom related to incidents from 1997-98

Court holds that deprivation of liberty safeguards (DOLS) are complaint with Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 5 2010

The Court of Appeal has recently handed down an important deprivation of liberty (DOLS) decision which represents the first confirmation from the Court that the DOLS regime has, to use the words of the court, "plugged" the Bournewood gap in a lawful manner

Workers can reclaim holidays lost due to sickness

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • October 9 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has just issued its judgment in the Spanish case of Pereda v Madrid Movilidad SA, a further decision relating to the Working Time Directive which will have immediate impact for public sector workers

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) supports the ruling in Rabone

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 11 2012

In the case of Reynolds v The UK, Mrs Reynolds appealed a decision of the county court that she was not entitled to damages following the death of her son