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De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The European Court of Justice has decided that a safener can fall within the definition of an ‘active substance’ as outlined in Articles 1.8 and 3 of the Plant SPC Regulation.
Axon Lawyers
The judgment in the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Besançon v Thomas Dutrueux, Caisse primaire d'assurance maladie du Jura case that I wrote about earlier has been handed down by the EU Court on 21 December and as expected, the EU Court followed its Advocate General.
Axon Lawyers
A recently published decision of the European Patent Office’s (EPO) Board of Appeal about European patents and clinical trials provides for interesting reading and for some important pointers about how to deal with clinical trials for medicinal products but also for medical devices as to not destroy novelty of a patentable invention with invalidity as result.
Axon Lawyers
Now here is an important case for the medical devices industry. Although product liability litigation has not (yet) evolved into the type of bet the company litigation it can be in the United States and cases about interpretation of the Product Liability Directive have been few, they do shape the scope of no fault liability in the EU of manufacturers of medical devices for their products.
Axon Lawyers
With the Ker-Optika judgment that I wrote about before in relation to internet sales of medical devices and online sale of eHealth services the European Court (ECJ) set boundaries for national legislation in the EU regulating the internet sales of medical devices.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The sportsmen and women among us often carry Dextro Energy: the glucose tablets are known to make a contribution to the muscles.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
In Europe the principle of mutual recognition applies: if a product is validly marketed in a Member State, then in principle that same product may be sold throughout the rest of the EU.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Food advertising directed at children is a hot topic.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Düsseldorf Court of Appeal recently challenged established opinion that a third-party’s supply of ingredients to a generic pharmaceutical company for marketing research purposes is not covered by the Bolar exemption.
NautaDutilh
On 27 August 2013, the Court of Appeal of The Hague rendered a remarkable judgment in preliminary injunction proceedings between Teva and Sanofi.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The health care sector is likely to stay on the ACM's radar.
NautaDutilh
In a judgment of 6 December 2012, the Court of Justice dismissed AstraZeneca's appeal against the General Court's decision that the company had abused its dominant position with respect to its blockbuster anti-ulcer drug, Losec.
Kennedy van der Laan
European Patent Office, Board of Appeal, 7 July 2007, T 0007/07 (Ethinylestradiol and drospirenone for use as a contraceptive/BAYER PHARMA AG)
Kennedy van der Laan
The intention of the bill is to make it possible for providers of medical specialist care to distribute profits, under circumstances.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has advised AkzoNobel on reaching an agreement to sell its 75.81 percent shareholding in ICI Pakistan Limited to the Yunus Brothers Group for €124.4 million (subject to a net debt and interest adjustment).
NautaDutilh
On 10 May, Edith Schippers, the Health Secretary in the Dutch Rutte I Government, which tendered its resignation at the beginning of the month, submitted a Draft Act on Continuity, Mergers and Divestments in the Healthcare Sector to the Dutch Lower House.
NautaDutilh
NautaDutilh and the Netherlands Biotech Industry Association (Niaba) are pleased to inform you that we have published our report on market expectations in the Dutch biotechnology industry.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The healthcare sector is one of the NMa's focus industries, which means it is subject to closer investigation.
Axon Lawyers
Although no significant things happened in business compliance developments on a EU level for some time since Eucomed asked itself about guidance for sponsorship of conferences, things are very much in flux in the Netherlands.
Axon Lawyers
Right after the event I wrote about in my previous post I visited the Eucomed MedTech conference in Brussels on 12-14 October 2011.
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In Europe the principle of mutual recognition applies: if a product is validly marketed in a Member State, then in principle that same product may be sold throughout the rest of the EU.
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The sportsmen and women among us often carry Dextro Energy: the glucose tablets are known to make a contribution to the muscles.
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