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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


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


A merger for better healthcare...no problem, right? Wrong, says the FTC
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2014

By now, you likely are accustomed to hearing about the federal government challenging the merger of two hospitals or health systems. More often than


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


Employer excise taxes under health care reform contraceptive coverage mandate, new proposed regulations and HHS due process and privacy report deadline was 1113
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

As you may have heard, the U.S Supreme Court denied Hobby Lobby an injunction against the PPACA contraceptive coverage mandate. Employers who maintain


Sixth Circuit's enforcement of Specialty Healthcare standard opens door wider for union organizing efforts
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

Last month, the Sixth Circuit in Kindred Nursing Centers East, LLC v. NLRB enforced the National Labor Relations Board's 2011 Specialty Healthcare II


Ammunition to rebut “obvious to try”
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

The recent Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Leo Pharmaceutical Products, Ltd. v. Rea (Appeal No. 2012-1530, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 16610


Health reimbursement accounts failed to satisfy collective bargaining agreement provisions: is the Sixth Circuit handcuffing employers?
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2014

We have a new Sixth Circuit decision regarding "vested" retiree health care benefits that is likely to be of concern to many employers, United Steel


Sixth Circuit decision in Jakubowski highlights importance of interactive process in reasonable accommodation efforts
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2010

Yesterday, the Sixth Circuit announced its decision in Jakubowski v. The Christ Hospital, Inc. which very well demonstrates the attention that employers need to pay to the interactive process when an employee approaches it for a reasonable accommodation for a disability