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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: 09 January 2019
2019 should finally see the arrival of the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patents Court, bringing a new option for patent protection in Europe.
Submitted: 12 December 2018
The materials from our China TMT Day 2018 are now available.
Submitted: 16 November 2018
Supreme Court rejects Warner-Lambert’s appeal and finds in favour of Actavis and Mylan in long-running pregabalin patent dispute.
Submitted: 09 November 2018
French court surprisingly withdrew a court order granting infringement seizure on the ground that the patentee request was not supported by sufficient evidence for the infringement suspicion. It is not clear whether the court intended to hamper patentees’ access to infringement seizure or if this decision was simply motivated by the specifics of the case.
Submitted: 31 October 2018
On 17 October 2018, the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) published a policy paper entitled “The Future of Healthcare: Our vision for digital, data and technology in health and care” (the Policy Paper).
Submitted: 29 October 2018
In light of the Trade Secrets Directive, we consider some practical steps any business can take to ensure the confidentiality of its trade secrets.
Submitted: 25 October 2018
CJEU decision C-527/17 holds that an SPC is not available for a medical device authorised under the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC.
Submitted: 24 October 2018
Materials from each of the sessions from our Hong Kong CPD day are now available.
Submitted: 23 October 2018
The Court of Appeal has given judgment in a case relating to licensing of Standard Essential Patents. The judgment finds that a worldwide licence can be compliant with FRAND terms and a patentee does not need to offer a per-country licence.
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Podcast 607: Business protection: Cybersecurity
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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.
Our microsite gives guidance on how the new court system will work and key issues to consider.
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