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HTMLPleading Standard Defined - CAFC Holds that Joint Infringement Complaint Requires Identification of All Required Claim Steps
Peter J. Cuomo, Adam P. Samansky; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 12, 2016
Plaintiffs bringing patent infringement complaints under the Iqbal/Twombly pleading standard should take notice. On September 30, 2016, a panel of the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court’s dismissal of a deficient complaint under Rule 12(b)(6). The panel agreed held that a complaint for...

 

HTMLFTC Fashions Creative Remedy to Permit Presumptively Anticompetitive Merger for Financially Failing Medical Practice
Farrah C. Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 11, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC” or “Commission”) has made its preference known for structural, rather than conduct, remedies when attempting to craft consent solutions in reviewing antitrust provocative mergers. In consolidating health care provider markets, many of...

 

HTMLISS Survey Results Regarding Pay-for-Performance and Say-on-Pay Frequency
Alexander Song; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 10, 2016
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), the influential proxy advisory firm, recently released their 2016-2017 Global Policy Survey results. These results show some interesting findings related to executive compensation and may signal the future of ISS policies concerning pay...

 

HTMLDOE Announces 16 New Innovative Projects in Energy Storage and Conversion
Sahir Surmeli; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 12, 2016
On September 13 the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced $37 million in funding for 16 new projects as part of its new program called Integration and Optimization of Novel Ion-Conducting Solids (IONICS). The projects that make up the IONICS...

 

HTMLBig Summary Judgment Win for Hospital Defending $300M Exclusive Dealing Antitrust Suit
Farrah C. Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 5, 2016
After fending off a motion for judgment on the pleadings in March 2015, a small hospital in Peoria, Illinois lost on summary judgment in its $300 million antitrust suit alleging illegal exclusive dealing and attempted monopolization against its largest competitor. On Friday, a federal district...

 

HTMLInappropriate Social Media Activity Dooms Job Applicant’s Prospects
Natalie Young; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 11, 2016
Being connected to not just your friends, but their friends and their friends’ friends (it’s all six degrees of separation, right?) means that it’s become increasingly hard to stay anonymous when using an online dating platform. Just ask one recent male user of OkCupid who made...

 

HTMLSenate Bill Targets Part D DIR Fees
Susan W. Berson, Tara Swenson Dwyer, Rodney Whitlock; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 11, 2016
Just last month the “Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act” was introduced in the Senate to amend the Social Security Act. The bill seeks to prohibit Part D plans (and their contracted pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)) from retroactively reducing payments...

 

HTMLCanadian Appellate Court Confirms That Judges Must Consider Evidence From Both Parties when Deciding a Motion for Leave to Bring a Class Action
John F. Nucci; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 5, 2016
As detailed repeatedly in this space, the Canadian court system has issued a number of decisions which have altered the practice of bringing - or defending against - a securities class action for secondary market misrepresentation. In its recent decision in Mask v. Silvercorp Metals, Inc....

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear the NCAA “O’Bannon” Case, Cementing NCAA’s System of Amateurism in Place
Brent Michael Douglas; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 5, 2016
Former UCLA basketball star and NCAA champion Ed O’Bannon was the lead plaintiff in a 2009 class action lawsuit that was the first serious challenge to the lifeblood of the NCAA’s very existence: all of its players are unpaid amateurs. The case - forever called the...

 

HTMLCMS Releases Final Rule Overhauling Long-Term Care Facility Requirements
Lauren Marie Moldawer, Cassandra Paolillo; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2016, previously published on October 10, 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its final rule overhauling long-term care (LTC) facility participation requirements for Medicare and Medicaid (“Final Rule”). This much anticipated rule represents the first major update of these regulations in 25...

 


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