Webinar Video | Life Sciences Session #2: Vaccine liability: what if vaccination goes wrong?
The ongoing vaccination campaign against Covid-19 raises the question of possible side effects and of the potential liability for damages arising from the use of vaccines used against this disease. Christophe Ronse and Lauranne Truyens highlight and discuss the various legal issues arising in such context, both from a regulatory and from a civil law viewpoint.
If a branded medicine and its generic version are put on the EEA market by economically-linked undertakings, is a parallel importer then allowed to rebrand and repackage the imported generic version as the branded reference medicine? After the Brussels Court of Appeal had referred questions on this issue for a preliminary ruling two years ago, the CJEU has now clarified the limits.Read on
Invisible life to the rescue: European Commission facilitates approval of micro-organisms in plant protection products from 21 November 2022
Micro-organisms or microbes (e.g. bacteria, fungi or protozoa) are invisible to us but play a significant ecological role as they help to break down organic matter and produce oxygen. Some of them protect crops from pests and diseases, making them a suitable alternative to chemical-based plant protection. Given its ambition [...]Read on
The European Commission has presented its Proposal for a Regulation on the European Health Data Space (the “Proposal”). While it aims to strengthen the rights of individuals and unlock data’s potential for research purposes, it also adds complexity to an already extensive legal framework.Read on