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Mexico: new links between patents and pharmaceuticals

Mexico12-11-2018Mariana Gonzalez-Vargas

A new facet of Mexico’s linkage system between patents and pharmaceutical drugs raises several questions that necessitate a careful approach from patent assignees and agents, as Mariana Gonzalez-Vargas of Becerril, Coca & Becerril reports.

Generic competition: when one door closes, another opens

EU, US26-10-2018

With several major drugs set to face generic or biosimilar competition as patent protection expires, LSIPR analyses how well prepared their manufacturers are and how badly their sales may be affected.

Mulling the future for marijuana IP

Canada, US24-10-2018

While cannabis companies in the US can’t protect their brands with federal trademark protection, there are other options for them when seeking IP rights, as LSIPR finds out.

The future of precision medicine part 3: translation from research to the clinic

UK, US23-10-2018Daniel Lim

The implementation of precision medicine represents a huge, possibly unprecedented, challenge to conventional clinical practice across the breadth of healthcare disciplines, says Daniel Lim of Kirkland & Ellis.

Gene-editing: a block on further development

EU22-10-2018

An EU court ruling on gene-editing regulation has sparked widespread concerns in the scientific and legal communities, as LSIPR finds.

I-MAK: saving lives by curing the patent system

International, US19-10-2018

Non-profit organisation I-MAK is waging a global challenge against what it sees as invalid pharmaceutical patents, with access to life-saving drugs its main priority. LSIPR speaks to co-founder Tahir Amin to find out more.

SPC waiver: good intentions, but not the right deal?

EU17-10-2018

The European Commission’s proposed export waiver for supplementary protection certificates has exposed a number of likely flaws which have not gone down well with patent owners. LSIPR reports.

Samsung and HP: here come the techies

International, US15-10-2018

Samsung and HP are just two technology companies that have diversified and invested in the life sciences industry. What impact will this type of activity have on the sector and will it be beneficial in the long run? LSIPR finds out.

How the EPO treats personalised healthcare patents

EU12-10-2018Laurence Gainey

The patenting of personalised healthcare inventions has proved problematic in a 
number of jurisdictions, but various aspects of these inventions are patentable in Europe, as Laurence Gainey of HGF explains.

USITC: a powerful forum for biologics patent owners

US10-10-2018Filko Prugo, Charlotte Jacobsen, Matt Rizzolo and Henry Huang

Biologics patent owners should consider the US International Trade Commission as a supplement (or alternative) to district court litigation, say Filko Prugo, Charlotte Jacobsen, Matt Rizzolo and Henry Huang of Ropes & Gray.

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