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HTMLBeyond the Eleventh Hour: FDA Prepares to Finalize Intended Use Amendments Despite Midnight Rule Relief Act
Eli Greespan, Benjamin Zegarelli; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2017, previously published on January 11, 2017
On Monday, FDA issued a final rule to amend FDA’s established definitions of “intended use” for drugs and devices, the primary consideration in determining whether a product is regulated for a particular use and what regulations apply. The final rule also excludes products derived...

 

HTMLIRS Clarifies New Management Contract Safe Harbors
Christie L. Martin, Maxwell D. Solet; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 23, 2017, previously published on January 24th, 2017
In August, 2016, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2016-44, the first comprehensive revision of its management contract safe harbors since Revenue Procedure 97-13. Rev. Proc. 2016-44 (see our description here) built upon and amplified principles laid out in private letter rulings issued over many...

 

HTMLSecurities and Exchange Commission Considers Changes to CEO Pay Ratio Rule
Pamela B. Greene; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 22, 2017, previously published on February 8, 2017
SEC Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar issued a public statement on February 6, 2017 requesting input on any unexpected challenges that companies have experienced as they prepare for compliance with the CEO pay ratio rule, which will become required disclosure in public company 2018 proxy...

 

HTMLTax Guidance to Slow Under Trump. Even More Emphasis on Letter Rulings in Bond Transactions?
Christie L. Martin, Maxwell D. Solet; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 22, 2017, previously published on February 15, 2017
As the Trump administration attempts to substantially reduce the amount of federal regulations, both the Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel of the Treasury Department and an Associate Chief Counsel at the Internal Revenue Service indicated this week that we are likely to see a virtual halt to formal...

 

Adobe PDFCrafting A Growth Strategy Ahead of Consolidation
Jeremy David Glaser; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 22, 2017, previously published on February 6, 2017
There have been a number of recent sales of and investments in high-profile craft breweries in San Diego. The most notable was the sale of Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits to Constellation Brands for $1 billion. Saint Archer Brewing was also sold to MillerCoors for an undisclosed price, and a...

 

HTMLIt¿s Tax Time - Don¿t be Phished
Cynthia J. Larose; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 22, 2017, previously published on February 1, 2017
It’s that taxing time of the year. Employees have received W-2 forms and the tax filing season has begun in earnest. And, as night follows day, last year’s W-2 spear-phishing scam has returned. The IRS and state tax authorities have issued a new alert to HR and payroll departments to...

 

HTMLLitigating Standard-Essential Patents: Recent Developments
Sandra J. Badin, Michael T. Renaud; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2017, previously published on February 10, 2017
Over the course of the past year, there have been two notable decisions issued by the Federal Circuit and the International Trade Commission that impact the scope and nature of the remedies available for the infringement of standard-essential patents (SEPs), and as a result, continue to shape the...

 

HTMLNew Rules in the Northern District of California Aim to Encourage Patent Case Settlements
Christopher Duerden, Marguerite McConihe; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2017, previously published on February 8, 2017
New rules for patent cases in the Northern District of California will significantly affect litigation and settlement of cases in Silicon Valley’s backyard. Lawyers litigating cases in the district after the January 17, 2017 change should be wary of the new requirements that set the Northern...

 

HTMLPTAB Provides A Possible Roadmap for Patent Owners to Successfully Argue Secondary Considerations of Nonobvious
Patrick T. Driscoll, William A. Meunier; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2017, previously published on February 1, 2017
For just the third time ever, the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (“PTAB” or the “Board”) recently sided with a Patent Owner in an inter partes review(“IPR”) to find that evidence of secondary considerations of non-obviousness compelled rejection of the...

 

HTMLSt. Jude Cybersecurity Vulnerability Extended to Provider-Owned Devices
Jordan T. Cohen; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2017, previously published on February 9, 2017
Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) updated a prior advisory revealing cybersecurity vulnerabilities in St. Jude Medical’s Merlin@home transmitter.

 


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