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20 March 2019
Medical Devices and No-Deal Brexit: where are we now?

Following our earlier article on the subject, this article sets out the salient features of the...

5 April 2018
We have our transition period for goods but what about the regulations? How the life sciences industry may be affected by Brexit

The European Commission published a Draft Withdrawal Agreement (the Agreement) on 19 March 2018. The Agreement...

14 December 2017
Digital Health - The CJEU’ s first decision on standalone software as a medical device

On 7 December 2017 the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) published its...

9 May 2017
Case Analysis: Elisabeth Schmitt v TUV Rheinland LGA Products GmbH

On 26 February 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered a...

30 October 2016
Modernising EU legislation for medical devices: the new Medical Devices Regulation

On 20 September 2016, the Council of the European Union accepted the European Parliament’s first...

26 October 2016
First Borderline Decision of the EU Commission: Is this a welcome approach for industry?

On 22 February 2016, the European Commission released a draft version of its first borderline...

30 September 2016
Collaborate to accumulate: exciting commercial collaborations in the medical devices sector

A recent KPMG survey of companies operating in the medical devices sector found that over 80%...

16 October 2014
The Patents Court confirms that clinical trials are not necessarily confidential

Summary: In the recent case of AGA v Occlutech, the Court has held that clinical...

4 February 2014
Smith & Nephew v ConvaTec No 2: a well rounded performance

On 12 December 2013, the Patents Court handed down its judgment in Smith & Nephew...