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Proposed changes to draft patent law further strengthen incentives to bring new drugs to China

On 6 July, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) published additional amendments to its draft patent law, which was first released in January 2019.As we reported at...

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COVID-19: Daily Report for Life Sciences and Health Care Companies

The Daily Report is a compilation of COVID-19 (coronavirus) news briefs from around the worldto helplife sciences and health care companies stay current in this challenging...

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FDA quietly withdraws plans for a Devices Referencing Drugs regulatory approval pathway

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently withdrew its plans for a “Devices Referencing Drugs” (DRD) regulatory approval pathway, which it had proposed in September 2017....

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New measures to protect UK life sciences businesses from foreign takeovers

As of 23 June, the UK government can scrutinize certain foreign takeovers and other acquisitions to ensure that they do not jeopardize the UK's capability to combat, and mitigate the...

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Podcast: Talking the cure

Our team is always thinking about how to conquer and foresee the most significant industry issues facing our clients. Over the next year, we will touch on cutting edge topics such as...

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COVID-19: Daily Report for Life Sciences and Health Care Companies (29 June - 3 July 2020)

The Daily Report is a compilation of COVID-19 (coronavirus) news briefs from around the worldto helplife sciences and health care companies stay current in this challenging...

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CJEU: pharmaceutical companies may not distribute free samples of medicinal products to pharmacists

On 11 June 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered a judgement in case C-786/18 GmbH v. Novartis Consumer Health GmbH. The judgment followed a request for a...

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EU Clinical Trials Regulation to apply from December 2021

On 12 June 2020, the management board of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced December 2021 as the date of entry into application of the EU Clinical Trials Information System...

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MDCG guidance for consultations of authorities on devices incorporating a medicinal product

On 10 June 2020, the MDCG issued guidance MDCG 2020-12 on the transitional provisions concerning the consultation of authorities regarding devices incorporating a substance, which may be...

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