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  • Trainee Recruitment

    Electronics and Engineering Graduate Recruitment Day

    We are currently recruiting for our Autumn 2019 trainee positions for graduates with backgrounds in Electronics, Computer Sciences and Mechanical Engineering, or related disciplines. We are particularly interested in graduates with higher level qualifications in artificial intelligence and machine learning to support the tremendous growth that we are seeing in this field.


    EU General Court confirms that there is no general presumption of confidentiality in clinical study

    The circumstances in which clinical data concerning authorised medicinal products can be disclosed by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), continues to generate debate. In the recent case of Amicus Therapeutics v European Medicines Agency (EMA) (Case T-33/17), the General Court (Second Chamber) of the European Union has confirmed that there is no general presumption of confidentiality of certain categories of documents submitted in the context of a marketing authorisation application, and in particular clinical study reports.


    EPO Fee Changes from 1 April 2018

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced that there will be a number of fee changes coming into effect from 1 April 2018. There is no general fee increase as there has been in line with inflation in previous years, however a number of official fees will be affected and there could be a substantial cost saving by taking the following into consideration before 1 April 2018: