EU to Tighten Medical Device Rules

Jan 7, 2014

Organisations that deal with medical equipment face stricter European regulation in wake of the serious issues with the Poly Implant Prosthèse (PIP) and hip implants. Andrew Catton at Miller Insurance Services LLP outlines some of the changes organisations should be preparing themselves for. ...

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Thinking Around the Box – Protecting Your Technical Contribution from the start

Jan 7, 2014

A patent is a contract between the inventor and the State. Jon Gowshall at Forresters provides an overview on the inventor that agrees to make public their technical contribution to their chosen technical field and, in return, the State grants the inventor a monopoly right, to prevent others exploiting that technical contribution for the life of the patent. ...

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Adaptive Licensing – Maximising Value

Jan 7, 2014

Adaptive licensing is currently being promoted as a means for earlier patient access to novel drugs. However, there is a high level of uncertainty regarding the current regulatory feasibility of certain adaptive licensing strategies and the potential commercial advantages of such strategies. Daniel Lewinski and Christian Elze at Catenion explains the current EU and US regulatory frameworks and a methodology to assess the commercial implications of adaptive licensing strategies. ...

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