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Health product liability in the EU conference

Added by karlalf on 2010-03-01

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2010-04-15
Last Date Last Day: 2010-04-15

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Karla Fryer
Email Email:
Address Address: Hôtel Scribe Paris 1 rue Scribe 75009, Paris, France
Phone Tel: +44 020 7982 6517
Phone Fax: +44 020 7415 6111

Conference Description:

Bird & Bird's International Award winning Life Sciences group is holding a conference on Health Product Liability in the EU on Thursday 15 April 2010, in Paris.

In a global market, health product liability cases have become cross-border not only in geographical reach but also in terms of the protagonists, authorities, media, healthcare communities and Courts involved.

Experts from our international offices and correspondents, along with guest speakers from industry will give you an overview and update on:

1) The range of legislation across the EU
2) What is a defective product? (drugs, devices, vaccines, cosmetics, other)
3) Appropriate product information
4) Information in the Summary of Product Characteristics or in the Patient Information Leaflet
5) Case law illustrations of the risk/benefit analysis
6) Some practical difficulties (imputability, level of proof required)
7) Exoneration through development risk
8) Approaching the claim as a global issue, not as a mere Court case; concluding the case without publicity.
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