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Brexit Bill – Impact on patents

22 November 2017

By Katie McConnell

*Reposted from www.limegreenipnews.com - Link

The UK government’s draft EU Withdrawal Bill (the “Brexit Bill“) aims to incorporate EU directives and regulations into UK domestic law in their current form immediately following Brexit (“Retained EU Law“).  This article considers the impact the Brexit Bill will have on some key patent issues

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Industries: Life Sciences and Healthcare
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom

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UK publishes paper on Brexit and medicines regulation

21 November 2017

By Jane Summerfield

On the same day as the European Council voted to move the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from London to Amsterdam, the UK Parliament issued a briefing paper on Brexit and medicines regulation. 

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Industries: Life Sciences and Healthcare
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom

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EMAmsterdam: Hogan Lovells welcomes its new neighbour

21 November 2017

By Hein van den Bos, Ruth Franken and Silvia Gardini

After months of discussion, a final vote has been cast on the European Medicines Agency (EMA)'s new home post-Brexit. And it's right around the corner from us, here in Amsterdam.

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Industries: Life Sciences and Healthcare

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Government concedes: implementing Brexit Withdrawal Agreement will require another Act of Parliament

15 November 2017

By Charles BrastedAndrew Eaton and Louis Biggs

The EU Withdrawal Bill has now entered the committee stage in the House of Commons.  This is the stage at which Parliament gets into the detail of the Bill, including amending it if necessary. 

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Jurisdictions: United Kingdom

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The Treasury Committee’s Report on EU Insurance Regulation – What’s next for the PRA and the UK insurance industry?

8 November 2017

By Timothy Ellis, Steven McEwan and Camilla Middleton

*Reposted from www.hlinsurancelaw.com - Link

In September 2016, the treasury committee of the House of Commons (the Committee) launched an inquiry into EU insurance regulation and to supplement its work on the relationship that the UK might seek to have with the EU following Brexit.

Following the publication of various submissions and further evidence from a variety of market participants and interested parties, we published a note in March of this year, discussing the key issues that had begun to arise from the previous Committee's investigations.

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Industries: Financial Institutions, Insurance
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: Financial Services, Insurance