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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Explainer: how are soldiers’ rights protected in a war zone?

by Ioannis Kalpouzos, City University London

The recent Supreme Court decision to allow families of British personnel killed in Iraq to sue the government for negligence set up a barrage of cries about the judgment making it impossible for our armed forces to fulfill their missions overseas. But behind the...

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CJEU Clarifies When Human Embryonic Stem Cells Can Be Patented

On 18 December 2014, in International Stem Cell Corporation v. Comptroller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (C-364/13), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered an important decision regarding the scope of the exclusion from patentability on morality-related grounds under Article 6(2) of the EU Biotech Directive. Dr...

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