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BREXIT: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU...
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Produced in partnership with Elinor Pecsteen and Cristiana Spontoni of Jones Day (Brussels) 19th Oct
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IntroductionPatent claims may be separated into two broad categories: product claims and process claims. Product claims and process claims are...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows LLP 16th Oct
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to:•what is a patent?•applying for and maintaining patents•dealing with patents in agreements•patent...
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16th Oct
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BREXIT: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU...
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26th Sep
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What are e-cigarettes?Electronic cigarettes (commonly known as ‘e-cigarettes’, ‘vapourisers’ or ‘vapes’) are products that can be used to consume...
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26th Sep
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...
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26th Sep
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This new starter guide provides an introduction to the life sciences practice area, the legislative and regulatory framework which governs the life...
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26th Sep
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BREXIT: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU...
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26th Sep
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...
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26th Sep
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...
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26th Sep
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...
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26th Sep
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Background to medical use claimsSecond (and subsequent) medical use patent claims are specific to the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry and are...
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26th Sep
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...
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26th Sep
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...
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25th Sep
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note introduces and considers the general principles that apply to the advertising and promotion of medicinal products as well as the...
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25th Sep

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