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HTMLCMS Releases 2017 Advance Notice and Draft Call Letter
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2016, previously published on February 29, 2016
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2017 Advance Rate Notice and draft Call Letter (“2017 Draft Call Letter”) for the Medicare Advantage (“MA”) and Part D programs. With the final 2017 Call Letter to be released April 4, 2015, CMS...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Backs Finding of Inequitable Conduct in Reexamination of Prosthetics Patent
John B. Forrest, Brad M. Scheller; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2016, previously published on February 25, 2016
The Federal Circuit has affirmed a district court’s awarding of attorneys’ fees to Alps South (Alps) based on inequitable conduct by Ohio Willow Wood (OWW) during reexamination of its patent for gel-coated, cushioned socks that fit over an amputated limb (U.S. Patent No. 5,830,237)....

 

HTMLUSPTO “Forecloses” on Mortgage Processing Patent under Alice
Ping Hu, Brad M. Scheller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2016, previously published on February 25, 2016
Patent owners continue to face an uphill battle at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. According to U.S. Patent Office statistics as of December 31, 2015, a majority (72%) of the 529 Inter Partes Reviews (IPR) proceeding to trial and receiving Final Written Decisions ended in all examined claims...

 

HTMLDraft Treasury Legislation Would Give Puerto Rico Access to “Super Chapter 9” and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
William W. Kannel, Leonard Weiser-Varon; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2016, previously published on February 25, 2016
A draft of the U.S. Treasury’s proposed debt restructuring legislation began circulating earlier today. The draft legislation would give Puerto Rico, as well as other U.S. territories, and their municipalities access to U.S. bankruptcy court under a new chapter of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code...

 

HTMLTrump Trump Trump Trump Trump Trump Everywhere All the Time, Including in the Workplace - What’s an Employer to Do?
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2016, previously published on February 29, 2016
Donald Trump has become part of the national conversation. Not a single day goes by now without Mr. Trump filling up at least one news cycle. His recent success reminds me of a fantastic exchange in Private Parts when a researcher is explaining Howard Stern’s improbable success to the...

 

HTMLA One-Way Street: EEOC Unveils Nationwide Procedures for Releasing Employers’ Position Statements
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2016, previously published on February 25, 2016
As many employers know, one of the first steps in responding to an EEOC charge filed by a current or former employee is to put together a position statement to refute the complainant’s allegations and otherwise support the employer’s position. Though the practice varied widely across...

 

HTMLCPSC Adopts Mohorovic’s $250 Million Burden Relief Proposal for Adult Apparel
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2016, previously published on February 24, 2016
Earlier today, the CPSC unanimously agreed to publish in the Federal Register a new enforcement policy proposed by Commissioner Joe Mohorovic regarding the certification of certain adult wearing apparel. Specifically, the CPSC will not require manufacturers and importers of adult apparel made of...

 

HTMLMonumental Year for U.S. Solar Market in 2015
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2016, previously published on February 25, 2016
Earlier this week, GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association announced that the United States installed 7.3 GW of solar photovoltaics in 2015, the largest total ever and 17 percent more than in 2014. Just as remarkable, solar beat out natural-gas capacity additions for the first time...

 

HTMLAgencies Engaged in Federal Biotech Overhaul to Host Final Two Public Sessions in March
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2016, previously published on February 28, 2016
After hosting the first of three stakeholder meetings late last year, federal government agencies engaged in overhauling the 1986 Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology recently announced that meetings two and three will take place on March 9 and March 30 in Dallas, Texas and...

 

HTMLFund Manager Annual Update
Louis Froelich; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 10, 2016, previously published on March 1, 2016
The SEC brought a record number of enforcement actions against investment advisers in 2015, resulting in approximately $4.2 billion in sanctions.1 This alert highlights current issues for private equity, venture capital and hedge fund managers and also summarizes certain key required annual filings.

 


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