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Court of Justice of European Union Rules on Updating of Documentation of Medicinal Products Subject to Parallel Import Licence

  • 13/10/2020
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Attached is a note discussing the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in kohlpharma II. The judgment deals with updates to the documentation of medicinal products subject to a parallel import licence in situations where the marketing authorisation of the reference product in the Member State of importation has expired. It appears that the CJEU attaches a greater weight to the free movement principles than to the protection of public health.

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