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Ian Schofield

Edinburgh, U.K
Ian Schofield has been writing on issues affecting the pharmaceutical and biotech industry since the mid-1980s, specialising in EU and global policy and regulatory affairs.  As well as writing, editing and commissioning articles for Pharma Intelligence, Ian works for the Ask the Analyst service, providing tailor-made answers to questions posed directly by clients. He has a degree in modern languages from the University of Bath. Outside the realm of work, Ian plays guitar in a traditional music group and also enjoys a touch of cycling and gardening. He lives by the seaside about three miles from the centre of Edinburgh.
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Amsterdam wins European Medicines Agency After Milan Loses Coin Toss In Tight Race

London has lost the European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam after the Dutch capital beat Milan in a voting process that ended in the drawing of lots. The Italian pharmaceutical industry was understandably disappointed at losing, but the EMA said the decision “ticked a lot of our boxes” and would help to keep down staff losses and ensure business continuity.

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A French pilot project testing out the future EU clinical trial authorization procedures has borne fruit after the first two years, but the regulator wants many more sponsors to use the pilot so that the country is ready for the new rules in 2019.

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Brexit Regulation

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Holes In Road To Unified Patent Court Could Derail The Project – And Hit Plans For EU SPC

Negotiations over Brexit and a legal challenge lodged in Germany are holding up progress with establishing the proposed Unified Patent Court, and could also affect plans for an EU-wide supplementary protection certificate, according to legal experts.

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