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U.S. BIOSECURE Act: Key considerations for global cell, tissue, and gene therapy stakeholders

Efforts to curtail U.S. reliance on biotechnology companies in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and prevent certain data of U.S. persons from being provided to the Chinese...

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FDA increasing efforts to support CTGT product development

FDA has recently increased its efforts to support the development and approval of cell, tissue, and gene therapy (CTGT) products. This is evidenced by the upswing in CTGT approvals in the...

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UK MHRA publishes blueprint for the international recognition of medical devices

The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA's) has published a Statement of policy intent: international recognition of medical devices outlining its proposal for...

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State laws governing abortion raise questions over legality of embryonic stem cell research

New, or newly interpreted, state laws and court decisions governing abortion may directly affect access to medical care and treatment for patients who are, or who want to become, pregnant....

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U.S. BIOSECURE Act: Key considerations for global cell, tissue, and gene therapy stakeholders

Efforts to curtail U.S. reliance on biotechnology companies in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and prevent certain data of U.S. persons from being provided to the Chinese...

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The rise of AI assets and what it means for intellectual property due diligence in M&A transactions

As artificial intelligence (AI) assets are on the rise and markets are growing rapidly, AI assets will inevitably play an increasingly significant role in M&A transactions, specifically ...

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Can an AI be a patent inventor? (Japan)

On May 16, 2024, the Tokyo District Court (the “Court”) found that an artificial intelligence (“AI”) that autonomously generated an invention cannot be recognized as ...

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UK passes Automated Vehicles Act 2024

On 20 May 2024 the UK passed the Automated Vehicles Act 2024, setting up a comprehensive framework for the regulation of self-driving vehicles in the UK.

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LIDW 2024: Is the price still right? Are firms being priced out of the courts and London seated disputes?

The cost of litigating in the English courts has increased steadily over the last few years. Court data shows that the size of cases heard in London is increasing and that they are taking...

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