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HTMLPrivacy Shield Passes Art. 31 Hurdle; European Parliament LIBE Committee Advisory Vote Later Today
Susan L. Foster; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016
The final version of Privacy Shield (which has not yet been officially published) passed the Article 31 Committee vote on July 8th and is being presented today to the LIBE committee of the European Parliament. LIBE’s vote is advisory, but it may provide some early indications as to how well...

 

HTMLColorado Student Data Privacy Bill - What EdTech Software Providers Need To Know
Cynthia J. Larose, Julia M. Siripurapu; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on June 27, 2016
Colorado is the latest state to revisit, and expand upon, its laws pertaining to the use and protection of student data. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper recently signed into law House Bill 16-1423 (the “Bill”) designed to increase the transparency and security of personal...

 

HTMLEU Adopts Cybersecurity Directive: What US Companies Need to Know
Michael Katz, Cynthia J. Larose; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016
Not all the news coming out of Europe these days is about Brexit. In fact, the forces of unity and harmonization remain a top priority for European regulators hoping to combat digital security threats and create a safer and more secure environment for the entire online community. To this end, on...

 

HTMLFizzled Suit Against Target Officers and Directors Raises Question as to the Value of Derivative Claims in Data Breach Cases
Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on July 13, 2016
In a terse two-page order, Senior District Court Judge Paul Magnuson dismissed derivative claims brought against officers and directors of Target in connection with the 2013 holiday-season data breach. The dismissed claims, brought by Target shareholders on behalf of the corporation, alleged that...

 

HTMLNinth Circuit Provides Clarification Concerning the Definition of Trade Secret
Nicholas W. Armington, Bret A. Cohen, Michael T. Renaud; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 15, 2016, previously published on August 1, 2016
On July 5, 2016, in United States v. Nosal, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals clarified the definition of “trade secret,” finding that data derived from a compilation of publicly available information can constitute a protectable trade secret in a case involving allegations under the...

 

HTMLWhat Type of Sale Constitutes an On-Sale Bar?
Brad Michael Scheller, Monique Louise Winters; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 15, 2016, previously published on July 13, 2016
An invention cannot be patented if it was ready for patenting and was subject to a commercial offer for sale more than one year before the application was filed. This so-called “on-sale bar” can also be used to invalidate a patent. On July 11, 2016, the Federal Circuit in The Medicines...

 

HTMLUSPTO Fast-Tracks Cancer Immunotherapy Patent Applications
Terri Meiee Shieh-Newton; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 15, 2016, previously published on July 8, 2016
Effective June 29, 2016, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) implemented a pilot program to provide for earlier review of patent applications pertaining to cancer immunotherapy. The Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot Program was established in support of the White House national $1...

 

HTMLFDA Adjustment to Orphan Drug Review May Indicate Increased Scrutiny of Designations
Benjamin Zegarelli; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 15, 2016, previously published on July 22, 2016
In recent years, applications for orphan drug designations have flooded into FDA at a rapid pace, and this year appears to be no exception. Orphan drug applications received by FDA rose by approximately 30% over the previous year in 2009, 2010, 2013, and 2014, with 467 applications submitted in...

 

HTMLPrivacy Shield: The National Data Protection Authorities Hold Fire
Susan L. Foster; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 15, 2016, previously published on July 26, 2016
The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has released a brief updated statement on the final form of the Privacy Shield adequacy decision and supporting annexes. WP29 is an important advisory group made up of representatives of each of the EU’s national data protection authorities. In a nutshell,...

 

HTMLOIG Gives Green Light to Hospice Provider’s Payment to Nursing Facilities
Lauren Marie Moldawer; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 15, 2016, previously published on August 1, 2016
Last week, the OIG issued a favorable opinion to a hospice provider seeking to make supplemental payments to skilled nursing facilities. Under the proposed arrangement, the hospice provider would make a supplemental payment to the nursing facility for dual-eligible individuals electing the hospice...

 


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