Actavis v ICOS: Is this the end for dosage regime patents in the UK?

The UK Supreme Court has upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision that ICOS’s dosage regime patent for tadalafil lacked an inventive step. Tadalafil is marketed...

Blood cancer’s Achilles’ heel

New findings about a fatal form of blood cancer could aid the development of new drugs with significantly less harmful side effects than existing...

Why waste plastic bottles are a valuable resource

Dr Timothy Whitehead, Lecturer in Product Design for Low-Income Countries at Aston University, explains how we can add value to waste plastic bottles and...

The Open University – The higher education partner of choice for business

In April 1969, The Open University (OU) received its Royal Charter and the vision of a university that would open up education for all,...