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By Debra McCurdy
The House of Representatives has approved H.R. 987, the "Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act."
By Steven Boranian
We take every chance we can get to drive nails into the coffin of the Ninth Circuit's spectacularly wrong opinion in Stengel v. Medtronic.
By James Beck
Bexis vividly remembers how he first learned of 21 U.S.C. §337(a).
By Kimberly J. Gold, Vicki Tankle
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a new fact sheet outlining and clarifying violations of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability
By Brian Willett
Addressing an issue of first impression, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled last week that a venue analysis dating to 1967 focusing on the location of dissemination of allegedly defamatory
By Stephen J. McConnell
This last week of May has been a big one in the James Bond universe. It includes the birthdays of Ian Fleming, who wrote the books, of Richard Maibaum,
By John Feldman, Nick Breen, Alexander Hardinghaus LL.M., Ramona Kimmich
They are the stars of the young generation, brand ambassadors for organizations and leaders on social media: influencers.
By Bart W. Huffman, Wendell Bartnick
Texas will see changes to its breach notification law, but comprehensive privacy legislation at the state level will not occur until 2021 at the earliest
By Michelle Yeary
So said the Connecticut state appellate court last week. It's a pretty simple equation. Like No shoes, no shirt, no service.
By Stephen J. McConnell
Of all the products regulated by the FDA, drugs and medical devices receive the most erratic preemption protection.
By James Beck
A week or so ago, Bloomberg Law published (behind a pay wall) an article entitled "Medical Device Makers May Risk Liability Following FDA Effort." The Bloomberg article relied upon the same FDA initiative
By James Beck
Yesterday, the Florida Supreme Court reversed a ruling from only last year and decided that the legislature was right (or at least within its authority) ...
By Peter Stuhldreher, Paul M. Knettel
The Texas Citizens Participation Act, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code §§ 27.001 et seq. (the TCPA), Texas' anti-SLAPP statute, is likely to receive a much needed ...
By Cindy Schmitt Minniti, Mark S. Goldstein, Saranne Weimer, Talia N. Fiano
New York State and City legislators have enacted a flurry of new workplace-related regulations in the past few years.
By James Beck
As we discussed in our "breaking news" post, the Supreme Court's decision in Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Albrecht, ___ S. Ct. ___, 2019 WL 2166393 (U.S. May 20, 2019) ("Albrecht") ...
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