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The Myriad Ruling: 6 Points Every Biotech CEO Must Consider

Last week, the US Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Myriad Genetics, which sent shockwaves through the very foundation of the biotech industry. The decision invalidated one of Myriad’s patents on mutated...more

Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics

Supreme Court Ruling that Human Genes May Not Be Patented

Full text copy of the unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics that human genes may not be patented because they occur naturally in nature. From Greg Stohr writing for...more

WLF Submits Comments on Abbott's Citizen Petition on Biosimilars

Last April, Abbott Laboratories filed a Citizen Petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, asking the agency to refrain from accepting biosimilar applications under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act...more

The US Health Care Law: What’s Next for Stakeholders

In a widely publicized recent health care ruling, the Supreme Court largely upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Court determined that the individual mandate is constitutional. However, the Court...more

Summary of Supreme Court Affordable Care Act Opinion

In a 5-4 decision issued today and authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the United States Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s individual mandate — the requirement that most individuals obtain health...more

A Look At Abbott’s Citizen Petition Against The Biologics Price Competition And Innovation Act

When the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, those hoping to benefit from the portion of the law known as the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (the...more

Mayo v. Prometheus Labs

Brief Of Amici Curiae CATO Institute, Reason Foundation, And Competitive Enterprise Institute in Support Of Petitioners

Doctors and researchers regularly perform blood tests to determine the effectiveness of various drugs. The resulting correlations between the test results and patient health have recently become the subject of numerous...more

Pricing e governance della spesa farmaceutica pubblica - Alcune proposte per una riforma organica che abbracci tutta la filiera

Fabio Pammolli e Nicola C. Salerno descrivono una proposta di rinnovamento complessivo della governance della spesa farmaceutica pubblica, con riferimento sia alla fascia "A" che alla fascia "H". I punti principali della...more

Fenwick Employment Brief

IN THIS ISSUE: *Starbucks Prevails in Claim of Unlawful Criminal History Question in Application *Costco Defeats Challenge to Bonus Overtime Calculation *Hospital Lawfully Discharged Janitor For Not Calling in Daily...more

Newsletter of the Advertising, Marketing & Media Practice Group of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

IN THIS ISSUE: *FTC Study: Spending on Kid Marketing Much Lower Than Thought *Court Strikes Down Ban on Ads for Alcohol *Good-bye Scrabulous, Hello Wordscraper *COPA Struck Down Yet Again *Supermarkets Squabble Over...more

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