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Patent law: bridging the gap between ‘first-to-invent’ and ‘first-to-file’ preserve your status!

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 17 2014

A deluge of patent applications were filed at the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office on the day before central provisions of the new America

Healthcare organizations can take steps to mitigate Heartbleed impact

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2014

Because the healthcare community relies upon encryption to safeguard e-Protected Health Information (ePHI), vulnerability to the underlying security

D.C. Circuit finds Conflicts Minerals Rules’ disclosure requirement unconstitutional; affirms district court’s decisions on de minimis exception, scope of application, and due-diligence trigger

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2014

Yesterday a panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held the Conflict Minerals Rules' requirement that a company that issues stock disclose if its

Missouri Supreme Court changes causation standard in workers’ compensation retaliation cases

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2014

In its 1984 decision in Hansome, the Missouri Supreme Court required an "exclusive causal connection" between the employee's exercise of rights under

Court declares partial victory for manufacturers in conflict minerals case

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2014

Yesterday a panel on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, in National Association of Manufacturers v. SEC, held that one portion of the SEC's

OFCCP’s five-year moratorium on enforcement actions against TRICARE providers

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2014

On April 1, 2014, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs agreed to the dismissal of its December 2008 complaint

FDA’s proposed changes to revamp nutrition labels

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 14 2014

With the exception of adding trans fatty acids, the Nutrition Facts Label has not undergone any significant changes since Congress first approved it

SEC publishes second set of conflict mineral FAQs focusing on audit requirement

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 9 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released new answers to nine Frequently Asked Questions about the conflict minerals rule. The

US Patent and Trademark Office to host roundtable on “crowdsourcing” prior art searches

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 9 2014

Tomorrow, April 10, 2014, the US Patent and Trademark Office is hosting a roundtable event seeking comments from the public regarding the use of

Raytheon v. United Statesthe Federal Circuit’s tutorial on the difference between the Cost Accounting Standards and the FAR Cost Principles

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 9 2014

The Federal Circuit's decision in Raytheon Co. v. United States, No. 2013-5004 & 2013-5006 (Fed. Cir. April 4, 2014) pdf affirms a $59-million