Q&As

View Life Sciences by content type:

Latest Life Sciences News

Featured Life Sciences content

Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Introduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages,...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
Read More >
9th Nov

Most recent Q&As content

Q&As
Documents executed as deeds must be expressed as being executed by the company. A document will be deemed to be executed as a deed if it is duly...
Read More >
22nd Jan
Q&As
The Northern Ireland Protocol (the Protocol) is contained in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...
Read More >
22nd Jan
Q&As
This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal data involving the UK and EEA, under the General Data Protection...
Read More >
20th Jan
Q&As
Background to the standard contractual clausesThere was a general prohibition in Directive 95/46/EC (the Data Protection Directive), on controllers...
Read More >
20th Jan
Q&As
Execution of deeds by companiesDocuments executed as deeds must be expressed as being executed by the company. A document will be deemed to be...
Read More >
18th Jan
Q&As
This response assumes that the deed is executed by an individual.This response excludes execution under seal, by electronic signatures, by...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Cecilia Xu Lindsey of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Jan
Q&As
What is the problem?In an intellectual property (IP) claim, it is often difficult to predict quantum at the time the claim is issued.Why does the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 8th Jan
Q&As
For the purposes of this Q&A, we have focused on the scenario where the principal (not necessarily as an employer) has an IPR indemnity clause in its...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
Counterpart agreementsBoth deeds and contracts can be executed in counterparts. A counterpart essentially means a duplicate document. Every party to...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Jan
Q&As
What constitutes a medical device?A 'medical device' is defined in the Medical Devices Regulations 2002 (the Regulations), SI 2002/618, which...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Sarah MacDonald of Wiggin 8th Jan
Q&As
While a force majeure certificate from China could not bind the English courts in their determination of whether such an event had occurred for the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 8th Jan
Q&As
The following questions potentially arise:•has there been an increase in risk which the insured is obliged to disclose during the currency of the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Julia Dias QC of 7KBW 8th Jan
Q&As
How will European patents and the UK patent system be affected, if at all? What will happen to existing Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs)...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Joshua Marshall of Fieldfisher 8th Jan
Q&As
Under section 1(2) of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989, a deed must be:•in writing•clear on its face that it is intended to be...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Hannah Maidment of HRC Law 8th Jan
Q&As
It is difficult to envisage any circumstances where a contract would be void or unenforceable for lack of a date. Most contracts are not required to...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 8th Jan

Popular documents