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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.

Webinar: How do you patent healthcare AI?


Judging by today’s news cycle, you might think that the world of IP is quite advanced when it comes to artificial intelligence .

OECD and Europol issue COVID-19 counterfeits warning

EU, International22-04-2020Sarah Morgan

The COVID-19 pandemic is heightening the dangers posed by the global trade in counterfeit pharmaceutical products, according to the OECD and EUIPO.

World’s scientists working on nearly 80 COVID-19 vaccines

Austria21-04-2020Sarah Morgan

A total of 79 vaccines and 155 drugs are currently being developed across the globe to combat COVID-19, according to statistics from the Austrian Institute for Health Technology Assessment.

Plant breeders facing ‘critical situation’ ask nations for support

Switzerland09-04-2020Sarah Morgan

The International Community of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Ornamental and Fruit Varieties has implored countries to implement support measures for breeders amid the pandemic. 

EU should buy patent rights for COVID-19 tests, says Greece

Greece07-04-2020Sarah Morgan

Greece has reportedly suggested that EU member states should jointly buy patent rights for COVID-19 tests and vaccines to ensure rapid distribution across the EU.  

Mewburn expands UK IP team


Mewburn Ellis has appointed a new life sciences-focused partner as part of a number of promotions in its IP team.

UK man charged with smuggling mislabelled COVID-19 kits into US

UK, US03-04-2020Sarah Morgan

A British man has been charged with smuggling mislabelled drugs, purporting to be a treatment for those suffering from COVID-19, into the US. 

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