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.

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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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
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Introduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages,...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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9th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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In order to establish that an unauthorised use or dealing in a product or process amounts to infringement of a patent it is necessary to prove that:•a...
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9th Nov
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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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9th Nov
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or...
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9th Nov
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ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise...
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9th Nov

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Precedents
Personal data sharing clause—controller to controller—pro-receiving partyDefined terms: This precedent clause uses the additional defined terms...
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Precedents
Personal data sharing schedule—controller to controller—pro-disclosing partyDefined terms: This precedent schedule uses the additional defined terms...
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12th May
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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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12th May
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Brussels I (recast)—choice of court agreements (art 25)This Practice Note explains choice of court agreements, as set out in Article 25 of Regulation...
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12th May
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Brussels I (recast)—requirements for an effective choice of court agreement (art 25)This Practice Note considers Article 25 of Regulation (EU)...
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12th May
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Brussels I (recast)—impact on arbitrationThis Practice Note considers the impact on arbitration of the provisions within Regulation (EU) 1215/2012,...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Rose and Edward Crossley of 4 Stone Buildings 12th May
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Brussels I (recast)—dealing with consumer claimsThis Practice Note considers the jurisdiction of the court over consumer contracts as set out in...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Morcos of 4 New Square 12th May
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Rome I—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law where the contract was entered into on or before 31...
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12th May
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Rome II—the general rule and displacing the general rule This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving...
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12th May
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Brussels I (recast)—contract claims (Art 7(1))This Practice Note explains how contract claims are dealt with under Article 7(1) of Regulation (EU)...
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12th May
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Applicable law clausesThis Practice Note considers applicable law clauses also known as governing law clauses, proper law clauses or choice of law...
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12th May
Precedents
Retained EU law—training materialsThese training materials consist of template PowerPoint slides that can be used as the basis of one or more training...
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12th May
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Post-Brexit transition period—the regulation of medicinal productsThis Practice Note considers the potential impact of the end of the transition...
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12th May
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Life sciences tracker—UKThis Practice Note is intended to be used to track the progress of UK legislative proposals, relevant cases and current...
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12th May
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Brexit legislation tracker 2017–19 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK...
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12th May
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Brexit legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the...
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12th May
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DeepfakesThis Practice Note considers the following legal issues, technical information and applications of deepfakes:•What is a deepfake?•How...
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Produced in partnership with Kelsey Farish of DAC Beachcroft 12th May
Precedents
Personal data processing schedule—short form—pro-controllerThis Precedent is drafted in contemplation of arrangements where the parties wish to insert...
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12th May
Precedents
Personal data processing schedule—short form—pro-processorThis precedent is drafted in contemplation of arrangements where the parties wish to insert...
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12th May
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Exceptions and defences to patent infringementA ‘patent’ is a document conferring so-called monopoly rights to an inventor. A patent protects new...
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12th May

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