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HTMLComputer Implementation Not Enough to Render Abstract Ideas Patent Eligible
Sandra J. Badin, Richard G. Gervase, Michael T. Renaud; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 27, 2014, previously published on June 20, 2014
The Supreme Court yesterday issued its long-awaited decision in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International addressing the patent eligibility of computer-implemented inventions under 35 USC §101. The Court’s unanimous decision affirms the Federal Circuit’s holding that all the...

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 27: COBRA, Marketplace Coverage, Stability Periods, and Cafeteria Plan Elections
Alden J. Bianchi; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 27, 2014, previously published on June 23, 2014
Recent developments under the Affordable Care Act and COBRA, and existing rules governing mid-year election changes under cafeteria plans, have combined to make it challenging for certain terminating employees and those employees who experience a reduction in hours to continue health care coverage...

 

HTMLSupreme Court to Review Whether Rulemaking is Required When DOL and Other Agencies Flip-Flop on Regulatory Interpretations
David M. Katz; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 27, 2014, previously published on June 20, 2014
Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review whether the Department of Labor must engage in notice-and-comment rulemaking in order to significantly alter its interpretation of the agency’s Fair Labor Standards Act regulations (Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association and Nickols v....

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court: Pom’s Mislabeling Suit Against Coke Not Precluded by FDA Regulations
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 13, 2014
Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled, 8-0, that Pom Wonderful LLC could pursue mislabeling claims under the federal Lanham Act against the Coca-Cola Company, even though the label at issue complied with FDA labeling regulations. The decision reversed the Ninth Circuit’s 2012 ruling that the...

 

HTMLHRSA “Interprets” Its Enjoined 340 Orphan Drug Rule into Effect
Ellyn L. Sternfield; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
In January, I predicted that 2014 would be a game-changer for the 340B Drug Discount Program, in part because of HRSA’s announcement that, in June 2014, it would for the first time publish an omnibus rule governing 340B Program operations.

 

HTMLGrocery Manufacturers File Suit Against Vermont Over GMO Law
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
In April, we wrote about the Vermont legislature’s approval of a bill that would require manufacturers to change the retail labels of certain foods to indicate that they are GMO. On May 8, 2014, Vermont enacted the final version of this bill, now Act 120, which requires manufacturers to make...

 

HTMLThe AMA Adopts New Telemedicine Guiding Principles
Carrie A. Roll; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
Last week, the American Medical Association (AMA) released new guiding principles on the provision of telemedicine services. The AMA’s guiding principles come on the heels of the Federation of State Medical Board’s (FSMB) adoption of its new model telemedicine guidelines and largely...

 

HTMLNo Quorum at Senate Nominations Hearing for CPSC’s Adler; Three CPSC Nominees Now Waiting for Committee Action
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 12, 2014
The CPSC’s Acting Chairman, Robert (Bob) Adler, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for his confirmation hearing this week along with four other nominees for various positions within the federal government. Acting Chairman Adler was renominated...

 

HTMLBuzzsaw or SawStop: Are You Prepared to Avoid Antitrust Liability in the Product Safety Arena?
Helen J. Kim, Charles A. Samuels; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
In most respects, trade associations are pro-competitive organizations: they join together competitors to advance worthwhile goals and to learn from one another. Their societal value is why they are recognized as non-profits. Many trade association activities, in particular safety standard-setting...

 

HTMLHershey Is Not So Sweet on Maryland Senator’s HERSHEY Campaign Logo
Susan Neuberger Weller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 20, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
When you think of The Hershey Company, you think of delicious chocolate candy bars, chocolate kisses, and a fabulous amusement park in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The company’s brown candy bar wrappers with the HERSHEY’S trademark prominently displayed on the front have been in use since, at...

 


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