Article originally published in the Briefing paper for the BioIndustry Association on October 9, 2012

This note provides an introduction to trade marks and designs, from a European perspective. It aims to explain the relevance of trade marks and designs to bioscience companies. It has been prepared by Morag Peberdy of Covington & Burling

Article originally published in the Life Sciences Handbook, 2012

1. What is the regulatory framework for the authorisation, pricing and reimbursement of drugs, biologicals and devices (as they are termed in your jurisdiction)?

The main legislative acts regulating medicinal products are the: