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HTMLEarly Settlement of the Home Depot Consumer Data Breach Claims - The Start of a Trend?
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 22, 2016, previously published on March 16, 2016
Last week, a federal court in Atlanta issued an order preliminarily approving a proposed settlement - valued up to $19.5 million - of the consumer claims arising from the 2014 theft of payment card data from Home Depot. The cash and noncash terms of the proposed settlement are unexceptional. What...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Rules that ERISA Preempts Vermont Claims Reporting Requirement
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 22, 2016, previously published on March 7, 2016
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) made the regulation of employee benefit plans principally a matter of Federal concern. ERISA broadly and generally preempts-or renders inoperative-state laws that “relate to” employee benefit plans. Since 1974, the Supreme...

 

HTMLOh No, Not Again...Chalk Up Yet Another Health Data Breach
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 22, 2016, previously published on March 14, 2016
21st Century Oncology Holdings, a company that operates a chain of 181 cancer treatment centers in the US and Latin America, announced on Friday March 4 that it was latest victim of a cyber-attack affecting 2.2 million individuals. When did the attack occur? Months ago.

 

HTMLThe Federal Circuit Newly Recognizes Patent-Agent Privilege
Patrick T. Driscoll, Christina Sperry; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2016, previously published on March 11, 2016
On March 7, 2016, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recognized “a patent-agent privilege extending to communications with non-attorney patent agents when those agents are acting within the agent’s authorized practice of law before the Patent Office.”

 

HTMLDeadline Extended for Canada’s New Electronic Travel Authorization Program
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2016, previously published on March 10, 2016
In an update to Canada’s announcement of a new Electronic Travel Authorization Program (eTA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has relaxed the eTA registration requirement until “fall 2016”.

 

HTMLMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rejects "Selective Tender Rule" As Exception to Doctrine of Equitable Contribution Among Co-Insurers
Nicholas C. Cramb, Lavinia Weizel; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2016, previously published on March 8, 2016
On Monday, March 7, 2016, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) rejected the “selective tender rule” as contrary to Massachusetts insurance law and sound public policy in Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania v. Great Northern Insurance Company. In...

 

HTMLVerizon Settles Supercookie Probe with FCC
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2016, previously published on March 10, 2016
Verizon Wireless has reached a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission over Verizon’s insertion of unique identifier headers (“UIDH”), also known as “supercookies,” to track customers’ mobile Internet traffic without their knowledge or consent....

 

HTMLWhat are the USPTO’s Patent Plans for Fiscal Year 2017?
Linda B. Azrin, Christina Sperry; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2016, previously published on March 14, 2016
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) explains several patent prosecution trends, goals, and programs to justify proposed spending of its collected fees in its recently-issued Fiscal Year 2017 Congressional Justification report. The report provides patent, trademark, and global intellectual...

 

HTMLAmarin/FDA Settlement: A Significant First Amendment Victory for Off-Label Marketing
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2016, previously published on March 11, 2016
On March 8, 2016, Amarin Pharma, Inc. and FDA entered into a formal settlement, close to a year after the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted a preliminary injunction against FDA’s threats to treat Amarin’s proposed truthful and non-misleading off-label...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Legislature Reaches Compromise on Opioid Legislation
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2016, previously published on March 11, 2016
On March 10, the Senate voted unanimously to pass a bill that offers long-awaited measures aimed at tackling the state’s growing opioid abuse crisis. After House approval the previous day and seven weeks of conference committee negotiations, the bill is now on the governor’s desk, and...

 


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