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Medical Apps and Devices: The Convergence of FDA, FTC, and State and Federal Regulations

Medical Apps and Devices: The Convergence of FDA, FTC, and State and Federal Regulations Years ago, if someone told you that computers would replace doctors for medical treatment, you would have laughed. While we have yet to reach this paradigm, mobile medical applications and devices have come to the forefront of medical treatment. Presenters on […]

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Multiple Algae-related Agency And Industry Events In Coming Weeks

Multiple Algae-related Agency And Industry Events In Coming Weeks Stakeholders working with algae to produce chemicals and fuels should take note of these upcoming opportunities: EPA’s “Workshop for Public Input on Considerations for Risk Assessment of Genetically Engineered Algae,” September 30, 2015. Registration closes on September 25, 2015; The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Request […]

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TSX Outlines Proposed Venture Exchange Reform

TSX Outlines Proposed Venture Exchange Reform On December 17, 2015, the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV or the Exchange) published a White Paper on its proposed broad-based reforms to various TSXV rules, policies and strategies aimed at fostering renewed interest in the Exchange and its services in the wake of ongoing sluggish capital markets conditions for […]

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Florida Passes New Data Breach Notification Law Requiring Enforcement of Civil Penalties For Untimely Notice

Florida Passes New Data Breach Notification Law Requiring Enforcement of Civil Penalties For Untimely Notice Personal information now includes online account information, health insurance policy numbers, and medical information – Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 (“FIPA”) and repealed the state’s current breach notification law.1 FIPA, which […]

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Does a recent Patent Office decision increase the evidence needed to support patent term extension?

Does a recent Patent Office decision increase the evidence needed to support patent term extension? Generally, patent term extensions are granted based on minimal supporting evidence. A recent Patent Office decision serves as a useful reminder that more comprehensive evidence may be required in some circumstances. The decision also illustrates the potential complications when a […]

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