Recent Past Is Prologue To Life Sciences Regulation

Law360, New York (January 2, 2013, 1:01 PM EST) -- The year 2012 brought important innovations and trends in the life sciences industry, which, in turn, spurred important legal developments and raised new legal issues. We examine a few of these developments and issues below.

Scientific Innovation: Regulation, Guidance and Restriction

Medical breakthroughs, fueled by scientific discovery, triggered a number of legal responses this past year. Some brought new regulatory guidance, some were followed by acknowledgment of the need for additional regulation, and some prompted government restrictions.

Biosimilars

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps...
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