• Erscheinungsweise quarterly
  • ca. 70 pages
  • ISSN 2511-7157
  • Sprache englisch

    Issue 4/2018 – Challenges in Pharmaceutical Law and Policy

    With contributions on the orphan drug regulation, the recent ruling on genome editing and on transparency rules,  the final issue  of the European Pharmaceutical Law Review in 2018 again reflects the current ‘hot topics’ and challenges in pharmaceutical law and policy. In our lead article Eveline Van Keymeulen, Laëtitia Bénard and Jaqueline Bore critically examine the EU’s regime incentivising research and development of medicines for patients with rare diseases. Reporting on the Italian Sunshine Act Proposal, Marco de Morpurgo criticizes that the low threshold of the proposed reporting obligation and argues that it might actually lead to less transparency.
    Writing on developments in Greece, Vicky Kriketou examines the changes in the Greek drug distribution network, where the pharmaceutical industry is making an effort to decrease the comparatively high fragmentation of the wholesale structure. And in their report from France, Alexandre Regniault and Aurélia Maurer present a ‘Practical guide on French health product liability law’, discussing the action mechanisms available to an individual liability claimant as well as class actions.

    The issue is concluded with two case notes on the recent judgments in regard to gene editing and excessive pricing respectively.

    View the whole table of content here.

About EPLR

The European Pharmaceutical Law Review (EPLR) identifies and analyses important legal and regulatory developments on the national, EU and international level. It is primarily concerned with pharmaceutical law, medicines law and issues related to the work of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Furthermore, it provides an overview of and critically examines judgments and directives that shape the interpretation and application of EU pharmaceutical law and policy, including those by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), European Courts, international courts and tribunals such as the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body, and higher national courts.

EPLR’s Aims & Scope

In order to establish itself as a forum for dialogue between different stakeholders in pharmaceutical regulation and governance, EPLR invites contributions from academics, practitioners, regulators and civil society representatives.

Topics covered by EPLR include:

  • Pharmaceutical law and policy in all jurisdictions (regional, national, international);
  • Medicines law
  • Commission decisions (EMA opinions) and regulatory guidelines;
  • National, EU, and international jurisprudence;
  • Medical devices;
  • Borderline cases: pharmaceuticals/food/cosmetics/chemicals
  • Patents /trademarks;
  • Health technology assessment and pricing/reimbursement;
  • Digital health/big data;

All contributions will be subject to double blind peer-review before acceptance for publication and are required to conform to the author guidelines.

EPLR’s Target Audience

The quarterly journal addresses everyone who is concerned with pharmaceutical law and policy issues such as academics (in the field of medicines law, regulatory science, and other relevant research fields), legal practitioners in national and international law firms, regulators such government officials working in EU  and national public administration, judges and legal experts in domestic, European and international courts, consultancies, business people in the EU and beyond as well as stakeholder organisations representing professionals, patients, and civil society.

EPLR’s Structure

Each issue of EPLR will be a balanced mixture of original research articles, first-hand country or thematic policy reports, timely case annotations on important ECJ/GC rulings and other international/national court judgments, book reviews as well as other information material and updates, including opinions, case summaries or event reports.

Editors

Managing Editor

Sabrina Röttger-Wirtz, Tilburg University

Reports Editor

Eveline Van Keymeulen, Allen & Overy

Editorial Board

Ulrich M. Gassner, University of Augsburg
Richard S. Goldberg, Durham University
Leigh Hancher, University of Tilburg / Allen & Overy
Isabelle Huys, KU Leuven
Trudo Lemmens, University of Toronto
Robert Madelin, Foresight International Policy and Regulatory Advisers
Timo Minssen, University of Copenhagen
Vincenzo Salvatore, University of Insubria/BonelliErede
George Peretz, Monckton Chambers
Claudia Seitz, University of Basel
Karin Verzijden, Axon Lawyers

Executive Editor

Jakob McKernan, Lexxion Publisher, Berlin

4. Oktober 2018

Issue 3/2018 – Core Regulatory Challenges in the Pharmaceuticals Field

Policy makers and courts tend to slow down their output during the summer, and this is no different for those working in the pharmaceutical community. With EMA focused on moving their headquarters to Amsterdam in the wake of Brexit, this trend is particularly pronounced. However, this does not mean that there were no legal and regulatory developments which merit our attention. Indeed, issue 3/2018 of EPLR features two articles on core regulatory challenges in the pharmaceuticals field: allegations of excessive pharmaceutical pricing and the contentious topic of off label use. In addition, we have also included reports from Germany and the United Kingdom and a topical report on biosimilar authorisation. The issue concludes with a timely Case Note by Minssen and Bostyn who criticise the Court of Justice for failing to clearly determine ‘when a product is protected by a basic patent’. View all articles of EPLR 3/2018.
17. Juli 2018

Issue 2/2018 – Innovation and Transparency in the Field of Pharmaceutical Law

The new issue 2/18 of our journal European Pharmaceutical Law Review (EPLR) identifies and analyses important legal and regulatory developments on the national, EU and international level. Reflecting EPLR’s position as a forum for discussion in the field of pharmaceutical law, this issue includes contributions from a number of critical stakeholders on innovation and transparency as well as reports on developments in Denmark and the Netherlands. It also includes a case annotation on the recent Hoffman – La Roche v AGCM case and analysis of a number of cases involving EMA’s Access to Documents Policy. As always, the issue concludes with an update on legislative and policy developments in the pharma sector. View all articles of EPLR 2/2018.
13. Februar 2018

Issue 1/2018 – Pharma Law Convention in Berlin

The European Pharmaceutical Law Review (EPLR) identifies and analyses important legal and regulatory developments on the national, EU and international level. Reflecting the comprehensive nature of the EPLR, Issue 1/2018 features an article on transparency and clinical trials data, as well as reports on online sales regulations in Austria, the reform of clinical trials rules in Italy and the advertising of pharmaceuticals in Sweden. In addition, this issue also includes a case annotation on the Snitem and Philips France case, updates on legislative and policy developments and a report from the recent Pharma Law Convention in Berlin. View all articles of EPLR 1/2018.

Advertising Rates 2019 (excl. VAT)

The advertising prices are valid from January 2019. Please provide the advert in a PDF-X-1a format + 3 mm bleed (without crop marks).

Print run: 500
Format: 207 mm width x 277 mm depth; adhesive binding

Media data (pdf)

Placement Width in mm Depth in mm Prices in €
1/1 page
1/1 page truncated
207,00
157,50
277,00
220,00
550,00
1/2 page 157,50 107,00 275,00
Special placement
(surcharges)
2nd cover page
3rd cover page
175,00
175,00
Colour surcharges per colour 220,00
Inserts/Supplements** 200,00 270,00 220,00
Banner ad on request

** Insert size 200 x 270 mm or smaller, or already folded.

Inserts/Supplements have to be delivered at least one week prior to publication date. Delivery address:

Schaltungsdienst Lange oHG
z.Hd. Fr. Schulz, Beilage EPLR _/2019 (Please state issue number.)
Zehrensdorfer Straße 11
12277 Berlin · Germany

Advertise your job offer: simple text ad (black  white) in journal content part.

Placement Width in mm Depth in mm Price in €
1/2 page 75
155
220
110
180,00
1/4 page 75
155
110
55
120,00
1/8 page 75 55 80,00

Schedule 2019

Issue Date of Publication Advertising Deadline
EPLR 1/2019 20.03.2019 05.02.2019
EPLR 2/2019 20.06.2019 05.05.2019
EPLR 3/2019 20.09.2019 05.08.2019
EPLR 4/2019 20.12.2019 05.11.2019

(Changes excepted.)

Für Autoren

Artikel einreichen

Author Guidelines

Terms and Conditions

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Informiert bleiben

Mehr zum Thema

Nutzen Sie unseren Newsletter, um sich regelmäßig über Konferenzen, Workshops, Trainings und die  neuesten Ausgaben unserer Fachzeitschriften u.a. aus den Bereichen des europäischen Wettbewerbs- und Vergaberechte, Datenschutzrechte, Abfallrecht, Umwelt- und Planungsrecht sowie Chemikalien- und Pharmarecht zu informieren.

Verpassen Sie keine Events und Publikationen.  Neuigkeiten abonnieren