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FTC v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc., et al.
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2013

On February 19, 2013, the United States Supreme Court in Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc., et al., unanimously rejected


U.S. Supreme Court refines & limits antitrust state action defense
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

On February 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued a 6-3 opinion in North Carolina State Bd of Dental Examiners v. FTC, which held that a


Supreme Court decision to drop on Thursday
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2012

This morning the Supreme Court issued its ruling on the constitutionally of Arizona’s new immigration law


Federal Circuit's en banc decision delineates and defines a written description requirement
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2010

On March 22, the Federal Circuit issued its 9-2 en banc decision in Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Eli Lilly and Co., affirming 112, 1 contains a written description requirement that is separate and distinct from the enablement requirement


NLRB sets a heightened standard for employers challenging narrow bargaining units
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2011

When a union petitions the National Labor Relations Board to be certified as the bargaining representative for a group of employees, it identifies the group or "bargaining unit" that it seeks to represent


Dueling court cases issued on same day
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2014

On Tuesday morning the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that an IRS rule for a key piece of the 2010 Affordable Care


FTC v. Actavis
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

On June 17, 2013, the Supreme Court issued an opinion authored by Justice Breyer in FTC v. Actavis, holding that "reverse payment" settlements are


Myriad questions with but two answers: isolated DNA is patentable subject matter but certain diagnostic method claims are patent
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2011

In reversing the summary judgment of the Southern District of New York, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held today in an opinion by Judge Lourie that claims to isolated DNA and claims for methods of screening potential cancer therapeutics were directed to patentable subject matter


Preventive care court decision
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

A federal judge in the District of Columbia circuit issued a stay from the contraceptive coverage mandate


Participants sue wellness program
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2011

Last week a federal district court in Florida certified a class action against Broward County Florida's health plan