It's been five years since both the name and the content of the Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices (the "Act")
The Act Regarding Anonymized Medical Data to Contribute to R&D in the Medical Field ("Next Generation Medical Infrastructure Act") ...
Crowe MacKay LLP
Japanese lawmakers are scheduled to submit a bill in the ongoing Parliamentary session that would amend the Health Promotion Law to completely ban smoking inside schools, hospitals and government offices.
The "Act Regarding Anonymized Medical Data to Contribute to R&D in the Medical Field" ("Next Generation Medical Infrastructure Act" or "Act") was enacted in Japan on April 28, 2017...
Due to the uncovering of clinical research misconduct in the past few years, the Clinical Research Act was enacted on April 7, 2017, and was promulgated on April 14, 2017.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On April 7, 2017, the 193rd Diet of Japan passed a legislation regarding clinical researches – this "Law on Clinical Research (rinsho kenkyu hou)" will come into effect within one year.
Last month, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan officially announced it will join the Medical Devices Single Audit Program ("MDSAP") Pilot.
After the pilot, the MHLW will hold a hearing to consider extending the program.
The Japanese government has established the Agency for Medical Research and Development ("AMED") to promote medical research and development more efficiently and comprehensively.
A material amendment to the law regulating drugs and medical devices in Japan has recently been implemented.
Day Pitney LLP
Konaka, a Japanese men’s clothing retailer and Phiten, a Japanese holistic products company announced their collaboration and introduction of "Konaka X Phiten Dress Shirt" on July 5, 2011.
As the difficulties in producing new chemical entities continue for pharmaceutical companies, their research strategies have recently emphasised not only the development of new medicines, but also life cycle management. This