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Participation, Collaboration, Quality: The CDRH engages to advance its updated strategic priorities

Building on the FDA’s goals and strategies for creating a national evaluation system for medical devices, the FDA has recently increased its focus on collaboration with the medical device community, as well as patient involvement, to promote public health with high-quality and safe medical...

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Benchmark Metrics for Pharma Companies: Indexing allows cross-industry law department comparisons

This article covers two topics: benchmark metrics for pharmaceutical company law departments and indexing as a method to create comparability between benchmarks that have widely different scales. To address both topics, General Counsel Metrics, LLC, which conducts the world’s largest law...

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A Slow-Moving Animal: The 150-year evolution of the law of patentable subject matter

MCC: We just passed the three-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Mayo v. Prometheus. How much of a game-changer is this case? Maslowski: The law tends to be a slow-moving animal, so at this point, it’s still hard to say whether Mayo is a big game-changer. Its impact...

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