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Corporate chess: the end game for Mylan & Perrigo
  • Leman Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • November 13 2015

If today's media reports are accurate then Mylan's hostile takeover of Perrigo has failed. That's good news for Perrigo shareholders. But it's a

Gill Russell v HSE - the “real rate of return” judgment
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • November 9 2015

On Thursday, 5 November 2015, the Court of Appeal delivered its much anticipated Judgment in the case of Gill Russell v HSE in relation to the "real

The plain facts the challenges posed by the introduction of plain packaging
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • September 7 2015

Plain packaging is a regulatory proposal requiring generic packaging for all tobacco products the packaging must consist of 65 health warnings

Doing business in Ireland guide
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • April 7 2015

Over 1,150 international companies have operations in Ireland. These companies are involved in a wide range of activities and sectors including

A "changing of the guard" at the Medical Council
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 3 2013

The term of the current medical council expired on 31 May 2013. The formation of the new council will be determined in accordance with the provisions

Clinical trial agreements: Five key concepts
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • 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

Apple HealthKit - the rise of the mobile health app and its data protection implications
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • December 22 2014

With the launch of iOS 8 Apple included a new developer framework called HealthKit. The premise of HealthKit is simple: an operating system wide

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

Interim injunctions and the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 4 2011

The launch of a generic product onto the marketplace in competition with a patented pharmaceutical product can have devastating effects on an originator company's market position and pricing strategy

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