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Global Regulation of the Pharmaceutical Sector: Current Awareness

This guide is designed to help students in Prof. Abbott's course of the same name.

Trade Groups

PhRMA: The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) represents the country’s leading pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies.

BIOTECanada: BIOTECanada is the Canadian national industry‚Äźfunded association representing the broad spectrum of biotechnology constituents including emerging, established and related service companies in the health, agricultural, and industrial sectors.

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry: The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) is the trade association for the research-based pharmaceutical industry in the UK, representing companies both small and large. Its member companies research, develop, manufacture and supply more than 80 per cent of the branded medicines prescribed through the National Health Service (NHS).

European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations: The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe through its direct membership of 31 national associations and 40 leading pharmaceutical companies.


A2K4 Access to Knowledge & Human Rights, A Conference Hosted by the Information Society Project, February 12-13, 2009 at Yale Law School (see Panel III on Agenda for possible paper topics).

Global Pharmaceutical Regulation 2007: Tackling Regional Priorities >> Background Documents (Conferrence held at the Florida State University of College of Law).

Current Awareness

Blogs and E-mail Services

Future of bioPharma (see list of other blogs on right column)

Lexology: Lexology is a web-based service that provides company law departments and law firms "with a depth of free practical know-how that would be impossible to produce internally."

Mondaq: Mondaq provides legal, regulatory and financial commentary and information supplied directly by hundreds of the world's leading professional advisors, covering over 70 countries. 

Pharmaceutical Databases

Bloomberg BNA: Databases to which FSU CoL subscribes.

Intellectual Property Law Resource Center (including cases reported in the United States Patent Quarterly)

Pharmaceutical Law and Industry


CCH Intelliconnect

Food, Drugs and Devices

Intellectual Property

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