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The European Commission has imposed fines totalling €427.7 million on the French pharmaceutical company Servier and five producers of generic medicines – namely, Niche/Unichem, Matrix (now part of Mylan), Teva, Krka and Lupin...more
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As it becomes harder for rights holders to control the flow of infringing medical products, Baker Botts’ Neil Coulson and Mark Whitaker review developing case law on both sides of the Atlantic.
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In This Issue:
- EU Court of Justice Creates Broad Interpretation of the ‘Right to be Forgotten’
- White House Publishes Report on Risks and Opportunities Posed by ‘Big Data’ Practices
- California AG...more
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In This Issue:
- Quote of the Week
- U.S.-China Relations
- China News
- Energy & Environment and Trade
- Excerpt from U.S.-China Relations:
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The recent investigations into two pharmaceutical companies active in the ophthalmic drugs market in Italy and France serve as a reminder of the cooperation that takes place between national competition authorities....more
In This Issue:
- Decision in Wyndham Case Provides FTC With Significant Victory
- SEC Announces Cybersecurity Initiative
- Heartbleed Bug Generates Significant Security Concerns
- FTC and DOJ Announce Policy...more
After two public consultations in 2011 and 2013, and reportedly much internal debate, the European Commission’s new regime for the assessment of technology transfer agreements under EU competition law, which was adopted last...more
Have Your Say on the Issues Paper on Australia's Competition Policy Review before 10 June 2014 -
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