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Life sciences patent subject matter eligibility two steps forward, one step back
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2015

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released its revised Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility under 35 U.S.C. 101 on Dec


The Supreme Court unanimously says changes to retiree medical coverage a matter of contract analysisbut with a mild twist
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2015

In what perhaps can be best described as a win for traditional contract analysis, the United States Supreme Court (the "Court") issued an opinion on


Handbook and other statements made about the availability of FMLA leave may be binding
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

In a decision issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (the "Court") on January 26, 2015, an employee who, but for


Does your construction mortgage really protect you from mechanic’s liens?
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2014

If you are a lendermortgagee and your borrowermortgagor is adding more real property collateral to the mortgage (in Ohio), how do you retain your


Windsor decision on DOMAdoes your plan have a year-end plan amendment deadline?
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

In April, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued Notice 2014-19, which provided additional guidance addressing the impact on tax-qualified


Cyber security liability in the hospitality world
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

"I am glad we aren’t Sony or Target or Home Depot or Wyndham or TJX (MarshallsT.J. Maxx) or Apple or Hannaford Brothers or Staples!" This is what


2014 year in review: significant product liability cases from Ohio federal and state courts
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

In 2014, we prepared law alerts about several decisions from state and federal courts in Ohio that opined on issues important to product


Supreme Court decision likely to affect TTAB proceedings
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2014

Early in December 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc. At issue are inconsistencies by


NLRB: employer unlawfully fired employee for calling supervisor a “NASTY M____ F____ER”
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2015

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, the NLRB issued an order upholding an ALJ decision that Pier Sixty LLC violated Sections 8(a)(1) and 8(a)(3) of the


U.S. Supreme Court clarifies liability for opinions in registration statements
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

Opinions in registration statements continue to be one of the most commonly litigated items under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 ("Section