Dr. Yvonne McKeown will be attending the ‘SPC Law and Practice 2013: All you need to know’ seminar in London on Tuesday 2nd July 2013.  This seminar will look at how national patent offices are implementing the decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Neurim Pharmaceuticals (1991) Ltd v Comptroller-General of Patents and Medeva BV v Comptroller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks.  Further topics for discussion are the pharmaceutical regulatory process and its interface with SPC law.  Reviews and analysis of the pending CJEU referrals and discuss a range of hot topics including the UPC, SPC economics and so-called ‘piggyback SPCs’ will also be included.