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Hosted by Nick Beckett, Global Co-Head of the CMS Life Science & Healthcare Sector Group, our episodes bring together CMS lawyers and experts to discuss key industry topics impacting, innovating and disrupting the life sciences and healthcare sector.

On the Pulse CMS

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Hosted by Nick Beckett, Global Co-Head of the CMS Life Science & Healthcare Sector Group, our episodes bring together CMS lawyers and experts to discuss key industry topics impacting, innovating and disrupting the life sciences and healthcare sector.

    CMS On the Pulse Episode #10

    CMS On the Pulse Episode #10

    Nick Beckett talks with Lifesciences Asia-Pacific Network (LAN) members, Alan Adcock of Tilleke & Gibbins in Thailand, Chie Kasahara of Atsumi & Sakai in Japan and Ki Young Kim of Yulchon LLC in Korea.

    In this episode, we discuss:

    a fragmented situation in APAC in terms of government policy and support for digital health initiatives
    a lack of a clear definition of “digital health” in most jurisdictions, and a mixed regulatory environment, with a need to update the laws in many jurisdictions
    how to deal with privacy concerns with the use of personal data with digital health technologies
    how to protect the intellectual property associated with digital health innovation
    developments in telemedicine in the APAC region and support for remote care and online consultations

    • 50 min
    CMS On the Pulse episode #9: A focus on compulsory licensing for pharmaceutical companies

    CMS On the Pulse episode #9: A focus on compulsory licensing for pharmaceutical companies

    Nick Beckett talks with Jonathan Chu (CMS Hong Kong), Sheena Jacob (CMS Singapore) and Thomas Hirse (CMS Germany).

    In this episode, we discuss:  

    the rationale for compulsory licences and the requirements for granting the same
    the rights of patent owners faced with the threat of compulsory licences 
    any requirement for patent owners to also provide know-how and technical support under a compulsory licence
    limitations on exploitation under compulsory licences, including labelling requirements and distribution channel restrictions
    the use of compulsory licences to deal with the supply of medical necessities during COVID-19
    the debate regarding the need for COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers

    • 54 min
    CMS On the Pulse episode #8: A legal overview on public procurement for the Life Sciences & Healthcare sector

    CMS On the Pulse episode #8: A legal overview on public procurement for the Life Sciences & Healthcare sector

    Nick Beckett speaks with Virginie Dor (CMS Belgium), Bernt Elsner (CMS Austria) and Caroline Hobson (CMS UK).

    In this episode, we discuss:

    the importance of public procurement in the Healthcare sector, representing approximately 10% of GDP in the E.U.
    the challenges for public procurement in extreme and unforeseen emergencies, including COVID-19
    the scrutiny of direct awards and potential legal challenges and sanctions
    the joint centralised procurement of vaccines in short timeframes and the benefits and pitfalls of such approach
    in what circumstances exclusivity, including due to IP rights or technical barriers, can justify derogation from public procurement procedures
    what changes do U.K. companies face in public procurement procedures in the E.U., and vice versa, in light of Brexit

    • 29 min
    CMS On the Pulse episode #7: Telemedicine law, regulations and developments

    CMS On the Pulse episode #7: Telemedicine law, regulations and developments

    Nick Beckett discusses telemedicine with Maria González Gordon (CMS Spain), Reemt Matthiesen (CMS Germany) and Valentina Parvu (CMS Romania).  In this episode, we discuss:

    the significant growth and market opportunities that telemedicine and digital health apps present
    how barriers to the take-up of telemedicine have been broken down during COVID-19
    exceptional permitted uses of telemedicine in cases of emergency such as pandemics
    fragmented regulation of telemedicine and digital health apps in different jurisdictions, with the advent of specific regulation in some jurisdictions
    restrictions on the advertising of telemedicine and remote treatments
    how patient data is protected and confidentiality preserved in use in telemedicine

    • 36 min
    CMS On the Pulse episode #6: Legal and commercial collaboration disrupted: New models and players in Life Sciences collaboration

    CMS On the Pulse episode #6: Legal and commercial collaboration disrupted: New models and players in Life Sciences collaboration

    Nick Beckett discusses with Laurent Romano (CMS France), Sarah Hanson (CMS UK/Singapore) and Roland Wiring (CMS Germany) commercial collaborations.

    In this episode, we discuss:

    are old contracting models dead?
    sophisticated new forms of collaboration emerging
    a service oriented digital approach – beyond the pill?
    win-win collaborations with start-ups
    trends to in-souring in certain critical areas
    the development of Centres of Excellence and opportunities for public-private partnerships and consortium

    • 47 min
    CMS On the Pulse episode #5: Product liability & medical malpractice in the Life Sciences & Healthcare sector

    CMS On the Pulse episode #5: Product liability & medical malpractice in the Life Sciences & Healthcare sector

    Nick Beckett talks with Alaina Wadsworth (CMS UK), David Bridge (CMS UK) and Laura Opilio (CMS Italy) on product liability and medical malpractice.
     
    In this episode, we discuss:

    international perspectives on product liability risk
    the liability of Health Care Professionals (HCPs) “playing out of position” during COVID-19
    the risks for non-Life Sciences manufacturers entering the Life Sciences space
    the “search for a scape goat” – an easy hunting expedition?
    a double track system in Italy and comparative perspectives
    practical advice to companies to minimise risk
    off-label use and relevant considerations 


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