Following the CJEU's decision in case C-471/14, the
Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property has announced their
procedure adaptation in order to comply with this CJEU's
Therefore, the date of notification of the Marketing
Authorization will be used as the date for calculating the SPC
term. Thus, for all the future SPC´s or the pending
SPC´s applications will be used the date of notification with
the presentation of the EU Journal showing the notification
Additionally, the Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property
has announced that for the SPC´s already granted or in force,
no rectification will be made without a specific request by the
holder. Therefore, for the recalculation of the term for a granted
SPC, based on the notification date, it will be necessary an
official request by the owner or their representative.
Marketing Authorization (MA) process in Mexico involves the direct or indirect participation of IP authority.
While it is true that each stage of the Marketing Authorization process includes particular steps, most of them have well-stablished guidelines; however, the stages related to IP rights are still under refinement.
In order to understand the relationship between actual IP rights and the MA prosecution process, Clarke Modet & Co offers wide range solutions from the IP point of v
Directed to in-house patent and legal professionals of pharmaceutical companies and their subsidiaries, to understand the relationship between IP rights and the market authorization prosecution process for a drug in Mexico.
IP services during Marketing Authorization (MA) process in Mexico:
Background: Search of patent documents related to a drug, Linkage system
Processing: Filling response to office actions from COFEPRIS related to IP matters
Monitoring: Importations and exportations vigilance
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