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Infringement of second medical use patents
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Germany, United Kingdom
  • March 4 2015

With the increase in off-label prescribing in Europe, some argue that the carve-outs used by generic firms (see "Skinny labelling and the blue box

New developments in Germany relating to gifts in the healthcare sector
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Germany
  • February 20 2015

Contrary to the general approach taken by unfair competition law, gifts - either to professionals or to the general public - are heavily regulated in

New opportunities for second medical use claims in Germany
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Germany
  • February 20 2015

On 24 February 2014, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof, 'FCJ') handed down its decisions Kollagenase I and Kollagenase II (file

Connected health: legal aspects of health apps in Germany
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Germany
  • April 20 2015

In the near future, your smartphone may act as a "portable GP": Analysing the data from a wireless sensor patch on your body to warn you about your

German perspective on new EU clinical trials regulation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Germany
  • October 29 2014

On June 16 2014 EU Regulation 5362014 on Clinical Trials on Medicinal Products for Human Use entered into force. Once it becomes applicable, the

International news: focus on compliance - winter 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • China, European Union, Germany, Global, USA
  • December 2 2014

As regulatory oversight of companiesfrom Sarbanes Oxley and the Dodd-Frank Act to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery

Horizonte 2015
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • February 11 2015

Seit Mitte 2013 können wir durch unsere Präsenz auch im US-amerikanischen Markt ein globales Profil anbieten, das den vielfältigen Anforderungen

Associations calls for better protection of consumers in draft law on e-health
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • March 23 2015

The Federation of German Consumer Organisations (Vebraucherzentrale Bundesverband (VZBV)) recently criticized the new draft law on e-health stating

Higher Administrative Court of North Rhine-Westphalia rules on liability of German parallel importer for violation of (local) distribution law by a pharmaceutical wholesaler in another EU Member State
  • Eversheds
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 6 2016

Parallel imports of medicines are, in principle, permitted within the EU. In particular, the price differences in different countries for medicines

FSC decides on patentability of neural progenitor cells II (Brustle)
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • February 25 2013

Recently, the German Federal Supreme Court decided on a nullity action on the patentability of progenitor cells extracted from human embryonic stem