The Actavis v ICOS UK Supreme Court judgment was a bitter pill to swallow, but is it really the end of dosage patents? Richard Wells and Stephanie Pilkington of Potter Clarkson review the situation.
Two references to the Court of Justice of the European Union should help clarify the position on what exactly is eligible for a supplementary protection certificate, as Michael Pears and Joel Beevers of Potter Clarkson explain.
The 13th annual BIO-Europe Spring 2019 global life science partnering event will be held March 25–27 in Vienna, Austria. Guadalupe Rodriguez and Kit Muller of EBD Group report.
The development of precision treatments must be complemented by the development of precision diagnostics, as Daniel Lim of Kirkland & Ellis explains.
SPCs and trade secrets are just two issues set to be discussed at C5’s 11th Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation, on February 26 and 27 in Amsterdam. LSIPR reports.
In November, the UK Supreme Court ruled that Warner-Lambert’s patent for a second medical use of pregabalin for the treatment of pain is invalid for insufficiency of disclosure. Sheena Linehan of Potter Clarkson explores the lessons for patent drafting.
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.
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.
An EU court ruling on gene-editing regulation has sparked widespread concerns in the scientific and legal communities, as LSIPR finds out.
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.