Life Sciences

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  • High Court rules on implied software licence Restricted access


    Submitted: 21 August 2013

    On 14 August 2013, the High Court handed down its decision in Noemalife SPA v Infinitt UK Ltd [2013] EWHC 2376 (TCC) regarding an implied software licence.

  • If you win, have you won? Virgin Atlantic Airways v Zodiac Restricted access


    Submitted: 19 July 2013

    The UK Supreme Court has held that an unsuccessful defendant in a patent infringement action can resist the assessment and payment of damages if the patent is subsequently revoked or amended so that it does not infringe.

  • 2015 to be first year for new EFPIA benefits transparency code compliance Restricted access


    Submitted: 18 July 2013

    A pan-European code for the disclosure of transfers of benefits from pharmaceutical companies to healthcare professionals will take effect from 2015.

  • The Regulation of Smartphone Medical Software Applications as Medical Devices Restricted access


    Submitted: 17 June 2013

    The increasing availability of mobile health smartphone software applications in the UK represents a significant shift in the way healthcare organisations can administer, and patients can access, medical treatment.

  • English contract law case profile - June 2013 Restricted access


    Last Reviewed: 20 September 2013 / Submitted: 14 June 2013

    The Court of Appeal's recent judgment in Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust v Compass Group UK and Ireland Ltd (t/a Medirest) [2013] EWCA Civ 200 has brought welcome guidance on contractual obligations of good faith.

  • Court of Appeal Case Update: Novartis vs Hospira Restricted access


    Submitted: 30 May 2013

    Interim injunction granted pending appeal of patent held invalid at first instance.

  • New DCM opportunities Restricted access


    Submitted: 22 May 2013

    How can Asian financial institutions and corporates take advantage of the European funding revolution, which offers new opportunities to Asian banks, issuers and investors?

  • UK’s House of Lords consider changes to the EU Tobacco Products Directive Restricted access


    Submitted: 23 April 2013

    Useful insights into current parliamentary thinking on the European Commission’s proposal to revise the Tobacco Products Directive were provided during the House of Lords recent discussion with the Department of Health.

  • English contract law case profile – April 2013 Restricted access


    Submitted: 11 April 2013

    A recent case in the High Court highlights the importance for organisations of ensuring that their technology licensing arrangements contain express provisions as to the treatment of sub licences upon the termination of the head licence.

  • Episode 319: Bitter pills: pharma and competition law

    Video Podcast

    Submitted: 08 April 2013

    Simmons & Simmons competition law experts Tony Woodgate and Julianne Devine discuss the thorny issues fuelling enforcement action in the pharmaceutical sector.

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