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Connected Health: regulatory issues


Colin McCall looks at the current regulation of medical devices.



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Further important step towards the Unitary Patent - EPO adopts renewal fees...

Britta Bröker discusses the EPO's decision to adopt a system of renewal fees for unitary patents that strikes a balance between workability for the UPC and affordability for more


Infringement of second medical use patents – July 2015 update...

Paul England comments on the recent Court of Appeal decision in Warner-Lambert v Actavis regarding direct and indirect infringement of a Swiss-type second medical use more


Facing up to antimicrobial resistance – recommendations from the O'Neill review...

Amanda Rowell discusses a number of issues identified by the O'Neill review on antimicrobial resistance and looks at proposed more

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