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|USPTO Issues Subject Matter Eligibility Update with Examples for Life Sciences|
Fang Xie; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 26, 2016, previously published on May 5, 2016Following the recent Supreme Court decisions in Alice Corp., Myriad, and Mayo which invalidated an array of claims under 35 U.S.C. § 101, patent subject matter eligibility has become a closely watched and debated issue. In its most recent attempt to decipher these decisions and apply them in...
|New York Sales and Use Tax and Works of Art|
Glenn Newman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 26, 2016, previously published on May 12, 2016Sales tax on the purchase of artwork adds up to a significant amount in the high-end art world. Art dealers and collectors should be aware of two recent New York sales tax developments when it comes to selling or purchasing works of art.
|Relief for Small Businesses Targeted by ADA Lawsuits in California|
Marc B. Koenigsberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 26, 2016, previously published on May 11, 2016After passing unanimously out of the California Senate and the Assembly, and with the unusual support of both business groups and trial lawyers, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 269 (Roth). The bill is intended to provide some relief to small businesses sued for alleged violations of disability...
|Florida Passes Legislation That Will Facilitate Public-Private Partnership (P3) Projects|
Bruce H. Giles-Klein, Timothy J. Green; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 20, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016The State of Florida, a longtime leader among states in facilitating Public Private Partnership projects (P3s), has recently passed legislation that will expand available options for the tax-exempt financing of P3 projects. On April 4, 2016, the Governor of Florida signed into law House Bill 7027...
|Ninth Circuit Holds that Escrowed Funds Do Not ‘Moot’ a Claim, but Plaintiff Could Move for Class Certification Even if Claim Were Moot|
Jennifer L. Gray; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 20, 2016, previously published on April 26, 2016In Chen v. Allstate Insurance Co., --- F.3d ----, 2016 WL 1425869 (April 12, 2016), the Ninth Circuit held that the offer and deposit of funds into an escrow account in an amount sufficient to satisfy the named plaintiff’s individual claim, combined with an offer of injunctive relief, does...
|Victories on the Horizon for the Holder Community?|
Brooke E. Ehrman, Marc J. Musyl, Sarah Niemiec Seedig; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2016, previously published on April 29, 2016In recent years, states have become more and more aggressive in pursuing unclaimed property as a means of increasing revenue without increasing taxes. States have enacted and modified unclaimed property legislation expanding the scope of what constitutes escheatable property, shortening applicable...
|U.S. Extends Authorization for Transactions with Sanctioned Belarusian Entities|
David Baron, Kara M. Bombach, Sandra K. Jorgensen; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 18, 2016, previously published on May 3, 2016On April 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued General License No. 2A extending its previous Oct. 29, 2015, Belarus-related general authorization (General License 2) to engage in transactions with all sanctioned Belarusian entities. The...
|CFPB Scrutinized During Oral Argument Before the D.C. Circuit in PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau|
Jennifer L. Gray, Gil Rudolph, Murray B. Silverstein; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 22, 2016In a closely watched case testing the limits of the Dodd-Frank Act’s creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments in PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on April 12, 2016. The...
|The Fourth Circuit Finds Merit in Transgender Boy’s Title IX Claim: G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board|
Stephen A. Mendelsohn; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 22, 2016On April 19 2016, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board, reversed a United States District Court order that dismissed a transgender high school boy’s Title IX, 20 U.S.C. § 1681(a), claim that he has a right to use a male school...
|New York’s Highest Court Rules No-Fault Insurers are Not Required to Pay a Facility Fee to Doctors’ Offices|
Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick, Anne C. Reddy, Francis J. Serbaroli; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 19, 2016In a recent decision, New York’s Court of Appeals, its highest court, has ruled that no-fault automobile insurers do not have to pay a facility fee for procedures performed in private physician offices. This GT Alert analyzes the decision and its implications.