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HTMLAlbany County, NY Enacts Stringent Children’s Product Safety Law
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on January 21, 2015
Do local governments, such as town councils and county legislatures, have a role in regulating consumer products that is typically reserved for the federal and state governments? Apparently, the legislature and executive of Albany County, New York believe that they do.

 

HTMLCPSC and E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Ink Deal to Block Sale of Recalled Products to U.S. Consumers
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015
Following an ABC 20/20 investigative story where CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye called Craigslist’s failure to block the sale of recalled products “morally irresponsible,” the agency announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement with the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba...

 

HTMLNo Representation Without Substantiation? What POM Wonderful v. FTC Means for Consumer Class Actions
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
In this first post of a two-part series, we take a closer look at last Friday’s decision in POM Wonderful v. FTC by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which has meaningful implications for how companies advertise their products’ health benefits to consumers. The...

 

HTMLEven Further Down the Rabbit Hole: New EU Legislation Adds to GMO Quagmire
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on January 29, 2015
A vote by European Union (EU) lawmakers in mid-January gave individual governments within the 28-nation bloc the authority to decide whether genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can be grown and cultivated within their borders. The move will give individual member states the ability to prohibit or...

 

HTMLKimble and Post-Expiration Royalties: The Next Big Thing, or Much Ado About Nothing?
Richard G. Gervase, Robert G. Kidwell; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 31, 2015
Today, as we previewed, the US Supreme Court analyzed the question of whether patent holders should be allowed to contract for royalty payments that continue to accrue after the expiration of the subject patent. While some justices, including the Chief Justice, clearly believe that the ability to...

 

HTMLTax Amnesty Program and New Leadership at the DOR
Julie Cox, Ana Lopez, Amarynth Sichel; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
On March 16, Massachusetts officials announced a tax amnesty program, effective immediately, to recoup delinquent corporate taxes. The program is part of a larger effort by the Baker administration and the Department of Revenue (DOR) to raise funds to close the Commonwealth’s midyear budget...

 

HTMLHospital Wins First Round Against Largest Rival in Antitrust Suit Alleging Illegal Exclusive Dealing Agreements with Insurers
Robert G. Kidwell, Dionne C. Lomax, Farrah Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 30, 2015
The waves of change affecting health care providers include reimbursement and funding developments, the impact of the Affordable Care Act, technological and medical advances, provider network design transformations imposed by payors — and antitrust. The Federal Trade Commission’s...

 

HTMLDHS Halts Implementation of DACA Expansion and DAPA
Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015
The Obama administration announced on Tuesday, February 17th that it will comply with an injunction temporarily blocking its plan to shield millions of people who are in the United States illegally, suspending applications for deferred action. The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”)...

 

HTMLFTC Tastes Sweet Victory in POM Wonderful Deceptive Advertising Appeal
Timothy J. Slattery; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals handed the Federal Trade Commission a critical win on January 30, 2015 by affirming the Commission’s January 2013 decision holding POM Wonderful LLC in violation of the FTC Act for its deceptive advertisements alleging pomegranate juice and...

 

HTMLIEEE Clarifies RAND Commitment for Standard-Essential Patents
Kristina R. Cary, Robert J. Moore, Michael T. Renaud; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
On February 8, 2015, the Board of Governors of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (“IEEE”) approved changes to the IEEE Patent Policy that provide additional specificity as to the nature of the obligation attaching to member-owned patents that are essential to an IEEE...

 


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