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11 December 2018
New EU Regulation for Veterinary Medicinal Products

The European Council has approved the text for a new Regulation that will overhaul the...

6 November 2018
“One Medicine” – A New Approach to Healthcare?

“One Medicine” is a revolutionary approach to healthcare, which involves sharing knowledge between doctors and...

25 October 2018
24 November 2017
Lifting restrictions on veterinary medicine retail channels and veterinary practice ownership in Europe (Case C-297/16)

National rules that grant veterinary practitioners a legal monopoly to ‘retail, use and administer’ all...

26 October 2017
Brucellosis Vaccine Prize

The Brucellosis Vaccine Prize, an innovative $30 million prize competition, is designed to encourage the...

20 September 2017
EPO takes an ‘about turn’ on the patentability of products obtained by essentially biological processes

At the end of June the EPO published a notice (see here) stating from 1 July...

18 February 2016
Antimicrobial resistance - a global threat triggering a global response

Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health challenge that is rapidly climbing the international political...

13 January 2016
Has the CJEU paved the way for parallel importation of veterinary medicines by livestock farmers (Case C-114/15)?

In the context of criminal proceedings concerning the potential violation of the legal requirements applicable...

21 October 2015
One step closer to decoupling veterinary medicines from the human medicines legislation

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has published Opinion (2015/C 24207) which broadly endorses...

18 May 2015
The EFTA Court provides an Advisory Opinion on the validity and scope of SPCs for veterinary medicinal products

The EFTA Court has jurisdiction with regard to the EFTA States which are also party...