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The European Parliament has voted in favour of draft legislation which would require pharmaceutical companies and other medical researchers to post results of all their European clinical trials on a publicly-accessible database. 04 Apr 2014
A new drug research centre is being set up in the UK in a bid to help drugs manufacturers develop better targeted medicines. 31 Mar 2014
This guide was updated in April 2013.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in September 2008. A patent is granted by a national patent office and will only give you monopoly rights in the country in which it is granted....
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in January 2012.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in Januray 2012
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in February 2008. The end of 2001 was meant to herald a minor revolution in the way business protects its best ideas by giving a real boost to...
The European Commission has asked the UK government to provide it with information about the Patent Box as part of its assessment of intellectual property (IP) tax regimes in the EU. 26 Mar 2014
Changes to EU competition rules mean that businesses licensing patents, know-how and software within the EU may have to justify restrictions that they include within their licensing contracts more often, an expert has said. 26 Mar 2014
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