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Riccardo Ovidi

Riccardo Ovidi is an Associate in Baker McKenzie Rome office.

On 16 February 2022, the Medical Device Coordination Group approved a new document to provide guidance to Notified Bodies on the appropriate way to carry out surveillance activities on CE-marked devices in accordance with the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC and the Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive 90/385/EEC, which, by virtue of the provisions of Article 120(3) of Regulation EU 745/2014, can be marketed until 26 May 2024.

On 23 March 2022, the “National Ethics Committee for trials conducted by public research organizations and other public organizations of a national nature” (“National Ethics Committee”) was established within the National Institute of Health (NIH) in accordance with the provisions of the decree of the Ministry of Health dated 1 February 2022. The National Ethics Committee was settled on 23 March at the Italian NIH to replace the Ethics Committee of the NIH, which has been in office until now.