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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issues guidance in view of Prometheus and Myriad
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2014

On March 4, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a highly anticipated Guidance for Determining Subject Matter


New Jersey enacts legislation to protect long term care residents
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2013

On October 17, 2013, Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill protecting the rights of elderly residents in continuing care retirement communities. Some of


Mutual Pharmaceutical v. Bartlett: the Supreme Court reaffirms preemption of state-law claims against generic drug manufacturers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

The Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett, ___ U.S. ____ (June 24, 2013), offers welcome clarity to generic drug


FDA proposes “modernizing” the regulation of Over-The-Counter drugs
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

Yesterday, the FDA published the attached Notice announcing that it was time to consider "Modernizing" (a euphemism for enhancing the FDA's regulatory


Company to pay $6.8 million for HIPAA breach
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

Triple-S Management Corporation, a Puerto Rican insurance company, reports that the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration will impose a $6.8


Reminder: update your "grandfathered" business associate agreements by September 23, 2014; final meaningful use regulations published
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2014

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Final Rule, published in the January 25, 2013 Federal Register, forced


Update your “grandfathered” HIPAA Business Associate Agreements by September 23
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

In January 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published its "Final Rule" implementing provisions of the Health Information


FDA: industry must address cybersecurity risks for medical devices.
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

On October 1, 2014 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized guidance on recommendations to manufacturers for managing cybersecurity risks to


Navigating the maze of medical cannabis - uncertainty and the challenge of obtaining banking and insurance services for marijuana-related businesses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2015

The current and two immediate past presidents have smoked it. As one leading expert commented during a congressional hearing, perhaps "marijuana is a


OIG releases 2015 Work Plan
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2014

On October 31, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General ("OIG") released its Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015