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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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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 applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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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...
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Any organisation based in the UK which offers medicines for sale to the public in the UK or in another EU/EEA country via a website must be registered...
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13th Feb
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The following Practice Notes are useful when considering the current position regarding product liability in the life sciences sector (although the...
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13th Feb
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Directive 95/46/EC (Directive)Article 2 of Directive 95/46/EC (Directive) provides that ‘personal data’ is information relating to an identified or...
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The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations Code of Practice on Relationships between the Pharmaceutical Industry and...
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A supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) is an intellectual property right that is distinct from the original patent, but provides similar...
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Directive 2011/62/EU (Falsified Medicines Directive) which amends Directive 2001/83/EC (consolidated version 26.07.2019), the Pharmaceutical Code...
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For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), 'personal data' is defined as: 'data which relate to a living individual who can be...
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In the UK, intellectual property (IP) rights arise either:•when registered with a government authority, for example UK trade mark registrations are...
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What constitutes a medical device?A 'medical device' is defined in the Medical Devices Regulations 2002 (the Regulations), SI 2002/618, which...
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How will European patents and the UK patent system be affected, if at all? What will happen to existing Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs)...
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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...
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A further education corporation validly established under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (FHEA 1992) is an exempt charity for the purposes...
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In English law, the expression ‘force majeure’ does not refer to a legal doctrine. Instead, the expression ‘force majeure clause’ is used to describe...
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The first thing to do is to unearth the relevant contract. The notice will have been served pursuant a force majeure clause in that contract. The...
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Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the expression ‘force majeure’ does not refer to a legal doctrine. Instead, the expression ‘force...
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