Mondaq Europe: Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The amendment aims at alleviating the existing regime for pricing of pharmaceuticals for home treatment of chronic, genetic and/or rare diseases and paid by the National Health Insurance Fund
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
To achieve harmonization with the provisions of EU Regulation no. 1169 of 2011[2], this current legal frame work will have to undergo an extensive review.
Jones Day
Titanium dioxide (E 171) is a food additive that is widely used in foods and confectionery as a whitening agent.
Jones Day
The long-awaited decree that clarifies the French "Sunshine" obligations was recently published in the French Official Gazette, and it brings about some important changes...
Jones Day
France's Ministry of Social Affairs and Health issued an instruction notice (document in French) providing for the implementation of the "information systems security plan" for the health care sector.
Arthur Cox
Arthur Cox is pleased to present the first of a series of knowledge bites to prepare medical device manufacturers for the new EU medical device regulations...
Arthur Cox
The Health Products Regulatory Authority (the "HPRA") has established an Innovation Office (the "Office") aimed at supporting the development of novel products in the life sciences sector.
Dentons
We would like to present the overview of the most important legislation changes in life sciences for 2016.
Bar & Karrer
In its decision of 14 December 2015, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court had confirmed that the practice of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) which, in the course of the regular triennial review, determines the prices of drugs...
Bar & Karrer
Das Bundesgericht hatte mit Urteil vom 14. Dezember 2015 bestätigt, dass die Praxis des Bundesamts für Gesundheit (BAG), die Preise von Arzneimitteln der Spezialitätenliste (SL) bei der ordentlichen Dreijahresüberprüfung grundsätzlich nur im Vergleich mit den Auslandpreisen zu überprüfen, gegen das Krankenversicherungsgesetz (KVG) verstösst.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey's Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Board has increased compliance and service fees by 3.83% for 2017.
Moroğlu Arseven
The Turkish Ministry of Health ("Ministry") and Social Security Institute ("Institute") announced that according to a new cost savings action plan, pharmaceuticals imported under named-patient sales will occur through the Institute, rather that the Turkish Pharmacists Association ("Association") from 2 May 2017.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has amended principles for health-related R&D tenders. The changes apply to procurement of R&D services by the Ministry of Health, within the scope of Article 3(f) of Public Tender Act number 4734.
Erdem & Erdem Law
Such models are structured under project agreements so as to attract lenders, and to provide the opportunity to the project company to obtain financing.
Jones Day
Two companies have applied to the Food Standards Agency ("FSA") for approval to market their novel food products in the EU under the Novel Food Regulation (EC) 258/97.
Clyde & Co
A 'Never Event' is a term used by the NHS to describe serious patient safety incidents which are largely or wholly preventable.
Deloitte
Many health plans are raising the bar for value as they try to rein in drug spending.
Deloitte
After studying bioengineering and completing a PhD in the San Francisco Bay Area and a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship in London, Mark has spent the past four years analysing global health policy.
Deloitte
Our recent report Vital Signs: how to deliver better healthcare across Europe highlighted, as one of our vital signs, patient engagement and empowerment.
Deloitte
This week's blog is from Rachel Alsop, one of our colleagues in our strategy consulting team who spends some of her own time volunteering with the humanitarian mapping charity, MapAction.
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Such models are structured under project agreements so as to attract lenders, and to provide the opportunity to the project company to obtain financing.
Abel & Imray
On 1 February 2017 the Board of Appeal of the EPO upheld the revocation of Bristol-Myers Squibb's (BMS) patent for anti-cancer drug dasatinib due to a lack of inventive step.
Abel & Imray
The inclusion of a disclaimer, where subject matter is carved out from the scope of a patent claim by means of a negative feature is not explicitly allowed for in the European Patent Convention (EPC).
Abel & Imray
Additional post-filing data is often crucial to confirm the technical effect of pharmaceutical patents. On 1 February 2017 the Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office will be deciding the fate of Bristol-Myers Squibb's (BMS) patent directed to dasatinib.
Abel & Imray
A SPC is a unique intellectual property right that can give up to 5 years additional protection for a medicinal or veterinary product or a plant protection product covered by a patent after the patent term has expired.
Bar & Karrer
In its decision of 14 December 2015, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court had confirmed that the practice of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) which, in the course of the regular triennial review, determines the prices of drugs...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
2016 has seen a surprising level of deal activity in the (private) Austrian hospital sector: in Vienna, PremiQaMed, a 100 % subsidiary of UNIQA insurance group, acquired a 75 % stake in the renowned private hospital "Goldenes Kreuz", and the hospitals Hartmannspital and St. Elisabeth announced a merger to form the new "Franziskus" hospital.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
One last hurdle – the signature of Czech President Miloš Zeman –before the so called Anti-Smoking Bill enters into force on 31 May 2017.
Van Bael & Bellis
The Supreme Court recently handed down two judgments on the repackaging of parallel imported pharmaceuticals.
Moroğlu Arseven
The Turkish Ministry of Health ("Ministry") and Social Security Institute ("Institute") announced that according to a new cost savings action plan, pharmaceuticals imported under named-patient sales will occur through the Institute, rather that the Turkish Pharmacists Association ("Association") from 2 May 2017.
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