Originally published by Law360, Claudia Vetesi, Nicole Ozeran, and Lena Gankin authored an article discussing a wave of protein-labeling lawsuits hitting food manufacturers, alleging that their products’ front-label protein content statements violate U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, and mislead consumers by overstating …›

A Long Courtship for Unity – As Europe’s Unitary Patent System Is Going Live Soon, Consultations About a Unitary Supplementary Protection Certificate Gain Momentum

After a myriad of challenges, delays, and hurdles, the setting up of the pan-European patent court, the Unified Patent Court (UPC), is finally gaining traction. On January 19, 2022, the UPC came into existence as an international organization. This date marks the beginning of …›

3 Key Takeaways from FDLI’s FDA Center Compliance Directors: Presentations and Q&A Session

FDLI hosted a virtual Enforcement, Litigation, and Compliance Conference December 9–10, 2021. The session titled Compliance Central with FDA Center Compliance Directors: Presentations and Q&A addressed FDA’s top compliance issues, enforcement priorities, and goals for 2022. The session included presentations from Ann …›

Pay-for-Delay has a tough (antitrust) time at EU Top Court

In recent years, there have been various antitrust investigations in the pharmaceutical sector resulting in decisions of the European Commission (EC) and the European Courts.[1] In two recent rulings – “Lundbeck”[2] and “Paroxetine”[3] – the European Court of Justice (ECJ) dealt with settlement agreements …›