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United States v. Windsor: where is my money! Obtaining tax refunds for same-sex spouse benefits
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2013

It is hard to believe that nearly five months have passed since the United States Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in United States v


Isolated genes fail while synthetic cDNA survives US Supreme Court
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

In a long-awaited and much-anticipated decision, the US Supreme Court today issued a unanimous opinion in Association for Molecular Pathology v


Merger of St. Luke’s Health System and Saltzer Medical Group blocked
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

Today, the Ninth Circuit upheld a ruling by an Idaho Federal District Court that ordered St. Luke's Health System Ltd. to divest its acquisition of


Sixth Circuit decision emphasizes the importance of expert testimony
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

The Sixth Circuit recently reinforced the importance of Reliability in expert testimony by upholding the exclusion of such testimony in a products


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


The health care reform shared responsibility excise tax missing link: employer rights
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

Back in 2011, I mentioned a missing link in the Health Care Reform Section 4980H shared responsibility employer excise tax scheme.42 U.S.C. Section


The first progeny of the Hobby Lobby decision
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

As we noted in a previous blog entry, the United States Supreme Court recently ruled in two companion cases, Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores and


The Obamacare see-saw an opposing decision on subsidies
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2014

Just hours after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Halbig v. Burwell, which held that tax subsidies made available under the


Obamacare takes an unexpected hit!
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2014

A Federal Court of Appeals panel in Washington, D.C. today released a decision that, if upheld, would strike down one of the main pillars of the