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Wu Xiaohui

Scope of reasonable protection in medical use claims

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Claims are technical solutions seeking protection and should be a generalisation of the content sufficiently disclosed in a patent description.

Mattea Pullicino

Maltese perspective on EU Whistleblowing Directive

Employment & Benefits - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

In 2013 Malta promulgated the Protection of the Whistleblower Act.

Andy McGregor

Bitcoin is 'property' and can therefore be subject of proprietary injunction

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

Following recent case law on the matter, the High Court has found that bitcoin can be 'property' and can therefore be the subject of a proprietary injunction.

Stephen P Kranz

New York considers 5% gross receipts tax on almost every corporation

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The New York General Assembly recently introduced Assembly Bill A9112.

Nancy Pei

Life sciences intellectual property: 2019 highlights

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

There have been a number of key developments in Canadian life sciences IP and regulatory law over the past 12 months, including significant amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations, a number of biosimilars developments relating to approvals, pending submissions and naming and the second anniversaries of the certificate of supplementary protection regime and the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations..

Riccardo Fruscalzo

Hemp food – Ministry of Health sets acceptable levels of THC

Product Regulation & Liability - Italy
Hogan Lovells

The Ministry of Health recently published the THC Decree, which sets the maximum tetrahydrocannabinol content permitted in food products, together with guidance on the appropriate method of analysis.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA