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Snapshot of Sunshine rules in EU countries for the pharmaceutical industry part 1 - June 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 12 2014

The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. In 2013


Paying Royalties for Technology that Competitors Can Use for Free - AG Wathelet’s Genentech Opinion
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • April 28 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) recently issued its opinion on a question referred to it by the Paris Court of Appeal regarding the


Controlling and processing data in EU clinical trials
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • 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


EMEA and FDA focus on clinical research safety and enforcement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • August 20 2009

Recent policy changes emphasize the need for sponsoring organizations to be even more vigilant in establishing, updating and monitoring their systems for compliance with clinical research requirements, whether conducted domestically or in a foreign locale


Repackaging and parallel import of pharmaceutical products
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • 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”


European Court of Justice Rules that a Scottish Law Establishing Minimum Unit Pricing for Alcoholic Drinks May Violate EU Law
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • December 29 2015

On 23 December 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) - Europe's highest court - ruled that a Scottish law establishing minimum unit


What did you say? $31 million awarded for infringement of hearing aid patent
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • 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


CJEU actavis and Eli Lilly SPC judgments
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 22 2014

In addition to giving its decision in Georgetown University C-48412, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down two other


Advocate General opinion on the interpretation of “first marketing authorisation” for Supplementary Protection Certificates
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • June 7 2012

Advocate General Trstenjak (the AG) has rendered an opinion in a preliminary reference relating to Neurim Pharmaceuticals Ltd 1991 C-13011 that it should be possible to grant a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) for a second medicinal product that comprises the same active ingredient as a medicinal product covered by a prior marketing authorisation (MA), if the scope of the basic patent protecting the second medicinal product does not extend to the earlier medicinal product


CFI upholds Irish health insurance system
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Ireland, European Union
  • February 15 2008

The European Court of First Instance (CFI) has dismissed a challenge by the private insurance operator, BUPA, to the Irish health insurance system