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| Marleen van den Horst

Pharma update | NPS’s cinacalcet patent held valid by Court of Appeal

EP ‘761, owned by Shire-NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. (‘NPS’), relates to the API cinacalcet, which is used for the treatment of conditions of impaired regulation of calcium levels in human blood and tissue fluid. The product is marketed under the name Mimpara®. In September 2017, Accord Healthcare Ltd. and Accord Healthcare B.V. (‘Accord’) initiated invalidity proceedings
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| Thomas van Hövell tot Westervlier

BarentsKrans advises the directors of Quintes Holding on its sale to private equity investor Aquiline

BarentsKrans has advised the directors (also shareholders) of Quintes Holding B.V. on the sale of the shares in Quintes Holding B.V. to private equity investor Aquiline Capital Partners. Michiel Martin and Thomas van Hövell tot Westervlier were involved in this transaction. Quintes Holding is one of the largest independent insurance brokers in the Netherlands. Since
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| Marleen van den Horst

Pharma update – 10 July 2020 | Supreme Court decides on pemetrexed & fulvestrant

In this Update we report on two recent judgments of the Dutch Supreme Court.  On 12 June 2020 a judgment was rendered on pemetrexed in the interim relief proceedings between Fresenius Kabi Nederland B.V. (“Fresenius”) and Eli Lilly & Company(“Lilly”).  On 26 June 2020, the Supreme Court decided on fulvestrant in final relief proceedings between
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