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HTMLFTC Announces Annual Revision to HSR Jurisdictional Thresholds
Robert G. Kidwell, Helen J. Kim, Farrah Short, Bruce D. Sokler; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 12, 2015, previously published on January 15, 2015
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on January 15, 2015 increased jurisdictional thresholds for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the HSR Act).

 

HTMLDistrict Court Permits Section 2 Claim to Proceed Against Pharmaceutical Manufacturer for Denying Generic Rival Access to Branded Drug Samples
Dionne C. Lomax, Timothy J. Slattery; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2015, previously published on January 09, 2015
On December 22, 2014, a federal district court in New Jersey found that Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Mylan”) alleged facts sufficient to plead an antitrust claim under Section 2 of the Sherman Act against defendant, Celgene Corporation (“Celgene”), for denying a generic...

 

HTMLPatentability of Software Post-Alice: How Do Courts Determine Whether an Idea is Abstract?
Sean Casey, Matthew A. Karambelas, Courtney Quish, Michael T. Renaud; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2015, previously published on January 12, 2015
Since the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int’l on patentable subject matter, courts have tried to follow the prescribed framework. Under Alice, patent claims are invalid if directed to “abstract ideas” and if the ordered combination of those abstract...

 

HTMLCarnegie Mellon University v. Marvell: $1.5 Billion at Stake at the Federal Circuit
Michael T. Renaud, Peter F. Snell; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015
Currently on appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is Carnegie Mellon University’s (“CMU”) $1.535 billion judgment for patent infringement against Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. (collectively “Marvell”),...

 

HTMLTelehealth, Health IT, and mHealth Policy: Considerations for Stakeholders
Alexander Hecht, Abby Matousek, Andrew Shin; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2015, previously published on January 06, 2015
In recent months, as the conversation about reforming the health care system has shifted from websites and coverage expansion to achieving greater delivery system efficiencies, cost containment, and quality improvement, the role of health care technology — specifically, telehealth, health...

 

HTMLIt’s Time to Prepare H-1B Visa Petitions for Fiscal Year 2016
Coffman Bill, Susan J. Cohen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2015, previously published on January 05, 2015
This alert is a reminder of the rapidly approaching April 1, 2015 deadline for the filing of H-1B visa petitions for Fiscal Year 2016. Petitions for the new fiscal year, which starts on October 1, 2015, will be accepted by the government beginning April 1, 2015. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...

 

HTMLOn the Verge of Melt-Down: Core of ACA at Risk and Remedial Options Scant If Supreme Court Rules Against Government in King v. Burwell
Andrew Shin, Steve Weiner; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2015, previously published on January 05, 2015
Speculation surrounds the Supreme Court┐s motivation in allowing King v. Burwell to ┐jump the line,┐ as it were. And the stakes riding on the outcome are substantial: as has been widely observed, a decision against the government could, without exaggeration, largely gut the ACA in the 34 States...

 

HTMLFederal Court Holds That Lack of Loss Causation Is Not a Defense Under Massachusetts Blue Sky Law
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014
The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently held in Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. v. Residential Funding Co., LLC, that lack of loss causation is not available even as an affirmative defense under the Massachusetts Uniform Securities Act, M.G.L. c. 110A,...

 

HTMLIndefiniteness: Are You Reasonably Certain?
Thomas Jackman, Carl A. Kukkonen, Pedro F. Suarez; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on November 21, 2014
The indefiniteness standard has, until recently, been very high—only an “insolubly ambiguous claim” was considered indefinite (see, e.g., Honeywell Intern., Inc. v. International Trade, 341 F. 3d 1332, 1338-9 (Fed. Cir. 2003))—but recent events have made it easier to...

 

HTMLMore GMO Woes: Another Corn Exporter Sues Syngenta for its Failure to Isolate its GMO Corn
Michelle Gillette, Dominique L. Windberg; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2014
Last month, Archer Daniels Midland Co. (“ADM”) joined a slew of corn exporters and other stakeholders who have sued Syngenta based on allegations that China rejected these exporters’ products because Syngenta’s genetically modified corn seed, which contains a trait that...

 


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