Digital therapeutics: A bill for regulation in Italy
Bill 1208 “Provisions on digital therapies” was presented in June 2023: the document is designed to regulate in Italy new technologies that offer therapeutic interventions guided by advanced software programs, with a focus on reimbursement.
European Commission proposals for new regulation of compulsory licensing
On April 27, 2023, the European Commission published proposals for a new set of regulations aimed at establishing a more transparent and effective framework for patent rights.
Regulation (EU) 2023/607 extending CE certificates for medical devices and in vitro devices came into force
Regulation (EU) 2023/607 extended the duration of CE certificates for legacy devices and the relevant period during which such devices can be placed on the market or put into service, previously scheduled to expire on May 26, 2024.
Today, Regulation (EU) 2023/607 extending the transitional provisions for the placing on the market and putting into service of certain medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices entered into force following publication on EU's Official Journal
EU Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) approves “Guidance” on the borderline between medical devices and medicinal products in order to support the uniform application of Regulation (EU) 2017/745 (MDR) across the European Union.
European Clinical Trials Regulation is now applicable: Recent updates
On January 31, 2022, EU Regulation 536/2014 on clinical trials of medicinal products for human use (“Clinical Trials Regulation” or “CTR”) finally went into effect more than seven years after its approval, but Italy is not yet ready for its application.