On 25 October 2018, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") ruled on the Boston Scientific case (Case C-527/17)
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Today, the CJEU has issued its much awaited decision on the classification of genome-editing tools such as CRISPR/Cas9, Talen or zinc finger within the framework of the EU's Directive 2001/18/EC...
There is now more legal certainty for ten insect species, the distribution of which is already permitted in some EU countries.
The Regulation (EU) 2017/745 on Medical Devices (MDR) entered into force in 2017. Although most of the provisions will only apply as of 26 May 2020, the time for impact assessments ...
Baker & McKenzie
Germany and Austria recently introduced new alternative merger control thresholds based on transaction value. At EU level the introduction of a value-based filing threshold is also being discussed.
The legalisation of medical cannabis in 2017, has turned into an attractive destination for related businesses. New business perspectives have opened up
On March 14, 2019, the German Bundestag passed the Schedule Service and Supply Act, generally aiming to improve service levels within the statutory health insurance system.
At the next Annual General Meeting of the German Medical Association (Deutscher Ärztetag), the current restrictions on remote treatment by German physicians will most likely be overturned.
The German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, "BVerfG") has handed down a momentous decision for business operators selling food and feed within Germany:
Peter Homberg, Partner and Head of Dentons German Life Sciences practice, gave insights about the recent legalization of medical cannabis in Germany in LABIOTECH.eu, a leading digital porta...
One of the most important skills for young lawyers to master is maximizing productivity.
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is the oldest and largest provider of social, legal and educational services on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Each year, the non-profit helps thousands of low-income New Yorkers ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
With the Unified Patent Court now stalled for at least the near future, U.S. life sciences companies will continue to face the question of where to bring patent infringement cases in Europe.
Der Europäische Gerichtshof hat heute ein für die deutsche Apothekerschaft positives und sehr wichtiges Urteil verkündet.
In its cabinet session on 14 April 2016, the German government adopted a bill on combating corruption in the healthcare sector.
Digitisation has become a political buzzword in Germany, raising particular concerns with regard to the German healthcare system.
Christian Schmidt, German Minister of Food and Agriculture, has proposed the use of electronic labels in food packaging, such as in yogurt cups, to show consumers how products have aged.
In December 2015, Germany passed the Act on Safe Digital Communication and Applications in the Healthcare Sector.
On July 29, 2015, the German government adopted a draft Act against corruption in the health care system (Entwurf eines Gesetzes zur Bekämpfung der Korruption im Gesundheitswesen, the "Draft Act").
Last month, the German Federal Administrative Court issued a decision holding that, under certain circumstances, umbrella trademarks may be used for a portfolio of pharmaceutical products...