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Little-Known Trap in U.K. Intellectual Property Litigation Could Cost Successful Plaintiffs: What Life Sciences Companies Need to Know

Did you know the U.K. patents system penalizes a failure to record a patent transaction at the Patent Office by depriving a successful plaintiff of its entitlement to recover its full legal costs in any subsequent infringement litigation on that … Continue reading

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New premium listing category for sovereign-controlled companies

On 8 June 2018, the FCA finalised new rules creating a new category within its premium listing regime to cater for companies controlled by a shareholder that is a sovereign country. The new rules will be of interest to: companies … Continue reading

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Opioid Lawsuits: Drug Companies Develop Legal Defenses to Avoid Paying Claims

If you have read any newspaper in the last year, you know that prescription opioids have caused massive suffering in this country. Addiction has skyrocketed. Sadly, deaths from overdoses and even opioid-related suicides have dramatically increased as well. In 2016 … Continue reading

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Facebook let select companies have “special access” to user data, per report

Enlarge (credit: JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images) Facebook maintained secret deals with a handful of companies, allowing them to gain "special access to user records," long after it cut off most developers' access to such user data back in 2015, according to … Continue reading

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FDA Attempts to Shame Pharmacuetical and Biotechnology Companies

The U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) recently decided to try to “shame” some pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies for failing to provide samples to companies who wish to produce generic versions of their pharmaceuticals.  The FDA states: In passing the 1984 … Continue reading

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