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|New Jersey Bankruptcy Court Upholds Trademark Licensees' Rights to Use Trademark Despite Licensor's Bankruptcy|
Walter J. Greenhalgh, Steven T. Knipfelberg, Paul D. Moore; Duane Morris LLP;
January 19, 2015, previously published on November 26, 2014In In re Crumbs Bake Shop, Inc., No. 14-24287 (Bankr. D.N.J., Oct. 31, 2014), Judge Michael B. Kaplan of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey held that trademark licenses may be entitled, under a bankruptcy court's equitable powers, to the protections of Section 365(n) of the...
|How Immediate is “Prompt” in a Contract? New Delaware Supreme Court Justice Vaughn Finds that It Depends|
Christopher M. Winter; Duane Morris LLP;
January 6, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014What does the term “prompt” mean in a contract? Well, it depends, according to Judge James T. Vaughn Jr., who was recently confirmed to the Delaware Supreme Court. In an opinion issued last week from his prior post in the Superior Court (Complex Commercial Division), Justice Vaughn...
|The Irony of Defamation Lawsuits - Construction Edition|
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
January 2, 2015, previously published on November 14, 2014There is a certain irony in any defamation lawsuit, which is a public request for redress arising from a statement the claimant says should not have been made public. Now we have the construction version. Company A sues Company B, claiming statements of B about the quality of A’s work defamed...
|Dangerous Technology Requires Old-Fashioned Diplomatic Solution|
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
January 2, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014In these blogs over the years, we have covered many of the fantastic advantages of high technology. Unfortunately, though, tech also can be used for unsavory purposes, to put it mildly. Indeed, with tech, mankind has developed new and different ways to kill other people. As an example, fairly...
|OIG 2015 Work Plan - Home Health|
Ari J. Markenson; Duane Morris LLP;
January 2, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (the OIG) released its work plan for 2015. The work plan provides stakeholders with a road map to the OIG’s activities in the coming year as they relate to its enforcement priorities and issues it will...
|FDA Publishes Second Draft Guidance for Further Clarification of Drug Supply Chain Security Act|
Carolyn A. Alenci, Frederick R. Ball; Duane Morris LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 17, 2014Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested information and commentary for the implementation of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) that in part "establishes a Federal system for tracing prescription drug products through the pharmaceutical distribution...
|New Jersey Establishes Complex Business Litigation Program|
James J. "J." Ferrelli; Duane Morris LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 19, 2014The Supreme Court of New Jersey has announced the establishment of a Complex Business Litigation Program, effective January 1, 2015, with designated judges in each county assigned to provide individualized case management to complex business, commercial and construction cases meeting the program...
|Responding to Subpoena for Medical Records May Create Liability for Healthcare Providers Under State Law Negligence Claims|
Seth A. Goldberg, Philip H. Lebowitz; Duane Morris LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 14, 2014Healthcare providers receiving a subpoena for patient medical records may want to think twice before complying with the subpoena and producing the records. A recent Connecticut case, Byrne v. Avery Center for Obstetrics and Gynecology, P.C. ("Byrne"), arose when the defendant gynecology...
|The Singapore-India Connection: A Robust Past and a Compelling Future|
Saionton Basu; Duane Morris;
November 19, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014In determining the optimum gateway for investing into India, reliance on industry data may be the most prudent opening gambit. Data released by India's Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion peg Mauritius and Singapore as the top two destinations through which foreign direct investment and...
|This Week in Internet Gaming (Week of Oct. 6-10)|
Eric D. Frank; Duane Morris LLP;
November 18, 2014, previously published on October 10, 2014The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association lost its court battle fighting the United Kingdom’s Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Act, specifically the point of consumption tax required to be paid on all online gaming activities taking place in the UK.