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Life-Lines - Life Sciences through a legal lens

This week we look at a range of topics including the UK Government's 'serious shortage protocol', its critics and the court challenges.

Other highlights in this issue include:

  • EU court limits pharma's scope for patentextensions
  • UK court refuses judicial review and reference to CJEU in Orion case
  • Tribunal considers ICO's information notice powers under GDPR
  • ICOS patent for a Tadalafil dosing regime invalid
  • Hancock seeks reforms to genetic data use and commercial genomic testing
  • CMA ends Remicade investigation
  • Boardroom Briefing April 2019
  • EU MDR/IVDR Coordination Group seeks clarification of expert panel exemptions
  • England moves to opt out organ donation
  • EMA's annual report on Eudravigilance
  • EMA report on 20 years of sampling and testing CAPs
  • UK Government's 'serious shortage protocol' gets the nod but challenges continue


  • Where we are (as at 26 March 2019)
  • Report: How are the EU institutions and European countries preparing for Brexit?
  • No-deal handbook: A practical guide to preparing for a possible no-deal Brexit
  • Brexit - preparing for a No Deal Brexit: Videos and Webinar
  • MHRA guidance and publications on a possible no deal scenario
  • EU actions to prevent medicine shortages due to Brexit
  • The Conformity Assessment (Mutual Recognition Agreements) Regulations 2019

Webinars and seminars

Key Contacts