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AG advises CJEU to uphold €94 million pay-for-delay fine

EU05-06-2020Sarah Morgan

The advocate general has recommended that the Court of Justice of the European Union uphold an almost €94 million fine imposed on Lundbeck for its pay-for-delay scheme. 

English court gives Mylan green-light to sell generic insomnia drug

UK04-06-2020Sarah Morgan

In a victory for Mylan, the English High Court has rejected Israel-based pharmaceutical company Neurim’s attempt to delay a generic version of its insomnia medication.

Big pharma pushes back against WHO patent pool

International, UK, US04-06-2020Sarah Morgan

The leaders of some of the world’s largest pharma companies appear to be resistant to a World Health Organization voluntary pool aimed at making vaccines, tests, treatments and other health technologies to fight COVID-19 accessible to all. 

Teva to face inhaler infringement allegations in UK court

UK03-06-2020Rory O'Neill

Israeli generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals must face infringement claims related to an asthma inhaler, an English judge has ruled.

WHO launches COVID-19 pool with 37 countries

International29-05-2020Sarah Morgan

The World Health Organization has launched a COVID-19 technology pool, with 37 countries and multiple international partners and institutions rallying together to support the initiative. 

Report slams big pharma influence in EU-funded project

EU28-05-2020Rory O'Neill

A new NGO report has sharply criticised the EU-funded Innovative Medicines Initiative as favouring Big Pharma over small businesses, particularly when it comes to IP.

WHO and Costa Rica to launch COVID-19 technology patent pool

International19-05-2020Sarah Morgan

The World Health Organization and Costa Rica will launch a technology pooling initiative to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

HGF promotes two to partner

UK11-05-2020Sarah Morgan

IP firm HGF has appointed two patent attorneys to partner, increasing the partner group to 63 partners. 

Fraudsters will invest heavily in fake COVID-19 vaccine: Europol

EU01-05-2020Sarah Morgan

Once a genuine vaccine against COVID-19 has been announced, counterfeiters and fraudsters are likely to invest heavily in offering ineffective counterfeit versions of the vaccine online, according to Europol.

CJEU hands down SPC guidance in Royalty Pharma

EU30-04-2020Sarah Morgan

The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down its decision in Royalty Pharma, providing highly-anticipated guidance on supplementary protection certificates.

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