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HTMLRestoration of Visa Issuance at Some Posts
William L. Coffman; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 24, 2015
The US Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs reports that the database responsible for handling biometric clearances has been restored and is undergoing testing. As of today, June 24, 2015, 39 posts are back online and issuing visas. These posts represent more than two-thirds of...

 

HTMLFed Circuit: Sequenom’s Diagnostic Method Claims Invalid Under §101
Shovon Ashraf, Terri Shieh-Newton; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 15, 2015
On June 12, 2015, in Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed the Northern District of California’s finding that the method claims in U.S. Patent 6,258,540 (‘540 patent) for detecting paternally-inherited cell-free fetal DNA (“cffDNA”) in...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Earned Sick Time Law Takes Effect July 1st
Jillian M. Collins, H. Andrew Matzkin; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 24, 2015
The Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law, which requires nearly all Massachusetts employers to provide earned sick time to employees, goes into effect on July 1, 2015. Unless they qualify for the limited safe harbor provision (discussed below), employers must be in compliance with the law and allow...

 

HTMLIRS Revamps Proposed Issue Price Definition for Municipal Bonds
Christie L. Martin, Maxwell D. Solet; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 23, 2015
Treasury and IRS today announced a decision to withdraw the much-criticized portion of the notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Federal Register on September 16, 2013 (the “2013 Proposed Regulations”) related to the definition of issue price for tax-advantaged obligations and...

 

HTMLCPSC & DOJ Sue Michaels Stores for Failing to Report Product Safety Hazard and Filing Misleading Information
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2015, previously published on April 23, 2015
For the first time in recent memory, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) jointly announced the filing of a lawsuit in federal court for the imposition of a civil penalty and injunctive relief for violation of the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA). The...

 

HTMLFCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Speaks about Cybersecurity at RSA Conference
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015
As cyber week continues in Washington, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler traveled to the west coast to speak about cybersecurity at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. Wheeler noted that the FCC has several charges to protect against cyber-attacks and similar threats,...

 

HTMLIt’s Cyber Week in Washington, DC — and RSA Conference Week in San Francisco
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2015, previously published on April 21, 2015
Cybersecurity information sharing legislation will hit the House floor this week. H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act was reported out of the House Committee on Homeland Security on April 17, and H.R. 1560, the Protecting Cyber Networks Act was moved by the House...

 

HTML.....and Don’t Even Think About Advertising a MARCH MADNESS Event Either!
Susan Neuberger Weller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015
It is that time of year again, coming off St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, when everyone gets on the college basketball bandwagon in the season of “MARCH MADNESS.” Brackets are being completed, college jerseys are being pulled out of mothballs, bars and restaurants are hiring extra...

 

HTMLECO:nomics 2015 - Top 10 Takeaways
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015
From March 25 to 27, the Wall Street Journal brought energy stakeholders from around the world to Santa Barbara, California. Titled “ECO:nomics 2015,” the program focused on the biggest issues confronting business and the environment, including investing trends, the latest innovations...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Upholds Brulotte Rule Prohibiting Post-Expiration Patent Royalties
Sandra J. Badin, Richard G. Gervase, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 23, 2015
On June 22, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, upholding the rule, first announced in Brulotte v. Thys Co., 379 U. S. 29 (1964), that an agreement allowing a patent owner to collect royalty payments after a patent’s expiration is unlawful per...

 


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