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Should the registration documentation for medicines be public?
A dispute over the documentation to the medicine Esbriet shows how much controversy is stirred up by the disclosure of registration documents for medicines to third parties. How to balance the interests of innovative pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers of cheaper generics, and doctors who seek full knowledge of the safety and efficacy of the drugs they prescribe?
Should the registration documentation for medicines be public?
Myths and facts about innovations in the foods sector
The dynamic growth in market share of functional foods calls for a critical review of myths that have arisen around R&D projects in the food sector.
Myths and facts about innovations in the foods sector
No more junk food at schools in Poland?
The Polish parliament is currently discussing draft amendments to the Law on Food Safety and Nutrition which aims to eliminate unhealthy food from school shops and to prohibit all forms of promotion of unhealthy foods within educational institutions.
No more junk food at schools in Poland?
Market leader: can there be more than one?
In times of fierce market competition, it is becoming increasingly attractive to construct advertising campaigns that contain superlatives, in particular regarding market leadership.
Market leader: can there be more than one?
Prof. Jan Lubiński: We won’t go far without innovation
An interview with Prof. Jan Lubiński, geneticist and researcher into the role of microelements in prevention of cancer, founder and CEO of Read-Gene SA, and member of the Council of the National Centre for Research and Development.
Prof. Jan Lubiński: We won’t go far without innovation
When is offering a litre of juice an unfair market practice?
On 11 February 2014 the Warsaw Regional Court issued a long-awaited ruling demonstrating the current approach of the Polish courts to the sensitive issue of how to designate promotional prices for goods.
When is offering a litre of juice an unfair market practice?
Sugar-free? Not so simple
The practice of food labelling inspectors prevents consumers from making informed choices—effectively working against the policy of promoting healthy eating.
Sugar-free? Not so simple
Another attempt to tighten the food inspection system
Every now and then a scandal breaks out involving Polish food products—most recently the use of industrial salts, as well as horsemeat in beef. In such cases, the authorities announce that they will take stern action.
Another attempt to tighten the food inspection system
New toy safety rules are not child's play
Toy companies must now control product quality, register suppliers and purchasers of certain products, and warn consumers against improper use of products.
New toy safety rules are not child's play
Joanna Krakowiak: Interim relief is available in complex pharmaceutical patent disputes
An interview with Joanna Krakowiak from the Life Science practice group at Wardyński & Partners about pharmaceutical patent litigation.
Joanna Krakowiak: Interim relief is available in complex pharmaceutical patent disputes
What additives may be found in food products?
The list of permissible food additives was expanded in May 2011. More changes should be expected following an EU review of the safety of food additives.
What additives may be found in food products?
Financial obligations of sponsors of drug trials
What treatment should the sponsor of clinical trials pay for under the new regulations?
Financial obligations of sponsors of drug trials