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Annual Conference on EU Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector 2017

  • Update on EU law and case law
  • Early and equal access to medicines

, 23 February 2017 – 24 February 2017

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This annual conference will bring legal practitioners working with the pharmaceutical sector up-to-date on the latest relevant regulatory developments, legislative initiatives and case law. A particular focus will be on implications for the sector of recent EU activities in the fields of competition and patent law and of pharmaceutical law, in particular the ongoing EU initiatives on early and equal access to medicines.

Key topics

Competition law and patent law
  • Consequences of the recent CJEU judgment in Genentech v Hoescht (C-567/14) on non-exclusive licence agreements
  • Lessons learned from the General Court ruling Lünbeck on “pay for delays”
  • Outcome of recent CJEU and national rulings on patent term extensions for pharmaceutical products
Early and equal access to medicines in the EU
  • Ongoing strategy for EU cooperation on Health Technology Assessment
  • Recent initiatives from the EMA on early access to medicines: STAMP, PRIME, adaptive pathways, joint scientific advice
EU pharmaceutical law round-up
  • Update on recent activities of the European Commission
  • Adoption of the EU reform on medical devices and in-vitro diagnostics
  • Result of the public consultation on the concept of similarity for orphan designations
  • Impact of Brexit in the pharmaceutical sector
  • e-Health and patient‘s data

Who should attend?

In-house counsel and legal or patent advisers in pharmaceutical companies; lawyers in private practice dealing with pharmaceuticals and medical devices; lawyers in national ministries and  authorities dealing with regulation of the sector.

Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups

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