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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
Permit from the president of URPL, not the Minister of Health
A change in the body responsible for issuing marketing authorisation for drugs should cut the time required to obtain approval in Poland.
Permit from the president of URPL, not the Minister of Health
How long before generic drugs can be marketed?
Generics are substitutes for an original drug. May they be marketed as soon as the 10-year regulatory protection period for the original (innovative) drug ends?
How long before generic drugs can be marketed?
No EU patent court after all?
Trybunał Sprawiedliwości UE sceptycznie wypowiedział się o zunifikowanym sądownictwie patentowym, które było nadzieją sektora farmaceutycznego na fachowe orzecznictwo. Wciąż mogą jednak powstać polskie wyspecjalizowane sądy patentowe.
No EU patent court after all?
When individual packages or products must be marked with a price
Is a seller free to decide whether or not to mark each package or item with a price, or is this a legal requirement? When is it alright to use a barcode instead of a price?
When individual packages or products must be marked with a price
Confusion in personal data protection obligations in clinical trials
Even though a specific code of conduct and a structured process apply to clinical trials, there are lacking dedicated, specific regulations on protecting the personal data obtained in such trials.
Confusion in personal data protection obligations in clinical trials
When trade inspectors may seize goods
Are trade inspectors entitled to seize a batch of products during an inspection, for as long as it takes to determine whether the products meet applicable quality standards?
When trade inspectors may seize goods
When retailers bear the cost of lab testing of products
A seller may be required to cover the cost of laboratory tests ordered by a trade inspector during the inspection of a business if the tests show that the product does not meet quality or safety standards.
When retailers bear the cost of lab testing of products
Comparative study of food supplement regulations
The Life Sciences Practice Group of the Lex Mundi network, led by Dr Ewa Butkiewicz, a partner at Wardyński & Partners, has published a survey of legal regulations concerning food supplements.
Comparative study of food supplement regulations