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Global Payments Newsletter, September 2020

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Key developments of interest over the last month include: United Kingdom: The Payment Systems Regulator has published its interim report on its market review into the supply of card-acquiring services. ...more

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FDA Proposes (Again) to Amend the "Intended Use" Regulation

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This week, FDA published a proposed rule that would amend its medical product "intended use" regulations, 21 CFR §§ 201.128 and 801.4 and replace the 2017 Final Rule about the same issue that never became effective....more

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UK regulation of medical devices from 1 January 2021

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The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency ("MHRA") has published new guidance (the "Guidance") on how medical devices will be regulated in Great Britain ("GB") (England, Wales and Scotland) and in Northern...more

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Joining an IPR Triggers IPR Estoppel Only for Instituted Grounds

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NETWORK-1 TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE COMPANY - Before Prost, Newman, and Bryson. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Summary: A...more

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Software M&A shows resilience in challenging market

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While not unscathed by the ongoing pandemic, software deals are proving to be resilient to the effects of lockdown... The performance of software M&A in 2020 is indicative of a sector insulated from the worst effects of a...more

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Ninth Circuit Overturns FTC-Requested Injunction Against Refusal To License Standard Essential Patents

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In a decision that is potentially important for licensors as well as licensees of standard essential patents (SEPs), a panel of the Ninth Circuit has vacated an injunction that the U.S. District Court for the Northern...more

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PTAB Presents Precedential Opinion Recommendation Portal

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The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has added an online form to the USPTO website that allows any member of the public to nominate any PTAB decision for precedential or informative designation...more

K&L Gates LLP

OCC Confirms National Banks Can Hold (Certain) Stablecoin Reserves

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On 21 September, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued Interpretive Letter Number 11721 (Letter) confirming that national banks and federal savings associations (collectively, national banks) can hold...more

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OCR Updates Mobile Health App Resources

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently unveiled a new website with updated guidance and resources for mobile health app developers regarding the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and...more

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The Pandemic Lessons: The Future Of ESG And How It Will Define Business Success

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The rapidly increasing importance of a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance to its business value, has been a critical trend leading into 2020. This trend was accelerated by the COVID-19...more

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Hacked Patient Records Land Athens Orthopedic Clinic in Hot Water with OCR

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reached a settlement for $1,500,000 and entered into a substantial corrective action plan with Athens Orthopedic Clinic (AOC) as a result of AOC’s...more

Blattel Communications

The Pandemic Is Changing Professional Services Communications, And That May Be A Good Thing

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Broadcast has always been the hardest medium in which to secure opportunities for clients. The reasons are numerous, including its focus is narrower than a daily newspaper’s, commentary openings are time-sensitive and go...more

Hogan Lovells

Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines – COVID-19 D.C. Update – September 2020 # 14

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In Washington - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that he and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) have agreed to revive negotiations over a stalled follow-up coronavirus relief bill. Speaker Pelosi has...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Innovation Conversations: Walter Isaacson, Part 1 (Transcripts)

Welcome to Innovation Conversations, a special series of Sterne Kessler's IP Hot Topics podcast. I'm your series host, Trey Powers, a Director in Sterne Kessler's biotech and litigation practice groups. Joining me as a cohost...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

EPA Publishes Final SNUR for Carbon Nanotubes (Generic) (PMN P-15-54)

On September 17, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published final significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for chemical substances that were the subject of...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Innovation Conversations: Walter Isaacson, Part 1

In this inaugural edition of the IP Hot Topics podcast, we kick off our Innovation Conversations series. We’re joined by renowned author, analyst, journalist, historian and Tulane University professor Walter Isaacson....more

Thomas Fox

This Week in FCPA-Episode 223 – the FinCen Papers edition

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As the ICIJ releases some 2100 SARs from FinCen detailing over $2 trillion in illegal banking activity, the fires in California, Oregon and Washington finally abate. Tom and Jay are back to look at top compliance articles and...more

International Lawyers Network

Patent Disputes in Life Sciences

Having vast expertise in providing legal protection to large Russian and international pharmaceuticals and healthcare companies, Lidings has put together a Legal Digest highlighting the most notable patents disputes in Life...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

CCPA Amendment Exempts Deidentified Medical Information

The California legislature recently passed AB 713 which is an amendment to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). This bill will take effect immediately on September 30,  2020 once Governor Gavin Newsom signs the...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Genomic Medicine is Knocking on the Courtroom Door

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No painful procedure or biopsy needed. We can test our blood to diagnose and even predict cancer. The Human Genome Project, a joint effort between the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health, began...more

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Federal Reserve Proposes Rules To Modernize Regulations That Implement CRA

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In the News. The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve) proposed rules to modernize the regulations that implement the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA); the Conference of State Bank Supervisors...more

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Dialysis & Nephrology Digest - September 2020 #2

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Fresenius launches suit against Gland Pharma over pain management drug patent - In a case before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Fresenius alleges Gland Pharma infringed on its patent for the pain...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

USPTO Defers Provisional Filing Fees For COVID-19 Technologies, But Beware Of Early Publication

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The USPTO has announced yet another COVID-19 pilot program, which began on September 17, 2020. Under this new pilot, the USPTO allows applicants to defer the application fee for any provisional patent application directed to...more

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SEC Commissioner Dissents in Crypto Enforcement Action

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on September 15, 2020, that it charged online esports gaming and gambling platform Unikrn with violations of Section 5 of the Securities Act of 1933 (Securities Act) for...more

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To Pay or Not to Pay? Evolving Legal Considerations With Ransomware

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1. Overview of the regulatory issues facing companies—and cyber insurers—that may need to respond to ransomware emanating from a threat actor or group with potential ties to entities on federal lists.- The U.S. Treasury...more

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