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With the increasing digitisation of everyday life, and mounting cost-pressures in healthcare across all jurisdictions, digital health is set to revolutionise healthcare and become the "norm" for future generations.
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Submitted: 19 September 2017
If a patentee makes unsupported allegations in enforcement or invalidity proceedings which result in losses to third parties, can that amount to the tort of causing loss by unlawful means?
Submitted: 11 September 2017
The European Commission has published a five page position paper setting out the main principles of its position on intellectual property rights in the Article 50 Brexit negotiations with the UK.
Submitted: 04 September 2017
An update on the UK Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC) referral in Abraxis which is progressing towards the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is now asking for comments on this significant case concerning the interpretation of Article 3(d) of the SPC Regulation.
Submitted: 23 August 2017
The Luxembourg Government has introduced a draft law, replacing the former "IP Box" tax regime, which aims to comply with Action 5 of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan. The aim of the new rules is to incentivise Luxembourg competitiveness while complying with the new international tax framework.
Submitted: 22 August 2017
The UK Supreme Court recently found a contractor liable when performing obligations in line with an agreed standard which subsequently was found to be incorrect (MT Højgaard v E.ON  UKSC 59). We look at the case in more detail and the consequences of its findings.
Submitted: 17 August 2017
The German Federal Constitutional Court (FCC) has provided the following further information on the challenge to the UPC system brought in June by an unnamed private individual.
Last Reviewed: 09 August 2017 / Submitted: 16 June 2016
The legal consequences of the UK exiting from the EU: what should businesses be considering?
Event date: 12 October 2017
Join us on Thursday 12 October 2017 for our thirteenth annual one day training programme. This day offers you the opportunity to hear about a broad range of topical issues relevant to financial institutions, asset managers and investment funds, from lawyers across many disciplines. We run the same programme on a choice of two dates.
Event date: 11 October 2017
Join us on Wednesday 11 October 2017 for our thirteenth annual one day training programme. This day offers you the opportunity to hear about a broad range of topical issues relevant to financial institutions, asset managers and investment funds, from lawyers across many disciplines. We run the same programme on a choice of two dates.
Submitted: 14 July 2017
The publication of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and the UK Government’s position paper on ongoing EU proceedings sheds some light on how the UK courts will approach interpreting EU legislation retained in the UK post-Brexit, but questions and difficulties remain.
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The Unified Patent Court is coming and will eventually have exclusive jurisdiction over all European Patents and new European Patents with Unitary Effect.
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