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HTMLAnd the Beat Goes On: NY State Assembly to Vote on GMO Labeling Law
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on March 5, 2015
Coming on the heels of the reintroduction of the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, on March 3, 2015, the New York State Assembly Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection voted 9 to 6, with one abstention, to pass bill A.617, which would require food made with genetically modified...

 

HTMLNew Product Safety Bills Address Child-Resistant Packaging for E-Cigarettes and Detergent Pods
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
Last year, we wrote about legislative efforts on Capitol Hill to require the CPSC to implement a rule requiring childproof packaging for liquid nicotine containers. Liquid nicotine typically refills the vials for e-cigarettes, which are rapidly gaining in popularity. Recently, Senator Bill Nelson...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLIRS Ruling Permits Inclusion of “Friendly PCs” in Consolidated Federal Income Tax Returns
Theresa C. Carnegie, Ryan J. Cuthbertson, Carrie A. Roll, Jonathan R. Talansky; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
On December 19, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued a private letter ruling (the “Ruling”) allowing corporations that manage physician practices through a so-called “friendly physician” arrangement to treat the physician practices as members of the...

 

HTMLUS Sanctions as Diplomacy Tools and Political Weapons: Complexities and Opportunities for the Business Community
Steve Ganis, David Leiter, Georgette Spanjich; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
In response to a number of foreign policy crises encountered over the past few years, the Obama Administration has sought a new and more aggressive approach to using sanctions to advance US global security goals. While the US has traditionally relied on sanctions as a mechanism for shaming or...

 

HTMLDOJ Releases Electrifying New Guidance on Standard-Essential Patent Policy
Timothy J. Slattery, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
The Department of Justice (the “Department” or “DOJ”) continued its multi-pronged defense of standards-setting organizations (SSOs) who adopt patent policies to prevent hold-up during licensing negotiations. Last week’s business review letter is just the latest of...

 


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