About Life Sciences Law

Lexis®PSL Life Sciences is an online practical guidance product for contentious and non-contentious lawyers providing advice to and supporting the UK’s Life Sciences sector.

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Research and development

Research and development is key to innovation in the life sciences sector. A highly regulated sector with stringent compliance rules, work can be done in-house, or in collaboration with another entity. Key guidance includes practice notes on The EU Clinical Trials Regulation and precedents on material transfer agreements.

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Intellectual property

IP rights are extremely important in the innovative life sciences sector, with patents and supplementary protection certificates being of particular significance to many life sciences businesses. We provide practice notes on pharmaceutical patents, biotechnology patents, intellectual property protection for medical devices and more.

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Brexit and Trackers

Brexit is of huge significance for life sciences lawyers and businesses. The life sciences sector is one of the most highly regulated and harmonised industry sectors at EU level. Trackers monitor key cases, legislation and consultations of interest to the sector .

About Life Sciences Law

Our content is written and structured to cover each stage in the life-cycle of a Life Sciences product from research and development to manufacturing, marketing and sale, including analyses of sector specific IP and data protection issues.

Our practice notes set out key principles supported by relevant authority and links through to in-depth commentary and underlying sources in Lexis®Library, all of which are designed to speed up the task of advising in this fast-moving and innovative sector.

LexisPSL Life Sciences is supported by an in-house legal team with extensive experience in practice and dedicated to producing content specifically for busy practitioners. This experience, combined with extensive customer research, has shaped our practical guidance on issues affecting the UK’s Life Sciences sector. We have built and continue to develop our product with the assistance of leading experts in the field.

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