A recent court decision offers an important lesson for companies considering bringing a trade secret claim: before filing suit, companies should ensure that their confidential information — even if it was stolen by the defendant — is actually a trade secret.
The United States Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration have recently initiated processes to evaluate and propose revisions to their approaches to the regulation of products of agricultural biotechnology.
In November, 2016, the FTC amended the Used Car Rule, and made significant changes to the Buyers Guide. The amended Rule required dealers to begin displaying the revised Buyers Guide beginning January 28, 2018.
The ABA Young Lawyers Division Health Law Committee and ABA Health Law Section is hosting a networking reception followed by a roundtable discussion with senior government attorneys from CMS, DOJ, and OIG.
On July 6, 2018, the implementation day for the Section 301 “List 1” duties, the United States Trade Representative released the procedures for filing exclusion requests for List 1 products subject to the 25 percent tariff pursuant to Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.
On May 31, 2018, the FDA announced two new guidances designed to help generic drug manufacturers to obtain access to shared Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Systems programs, thereby promoting competition and access.
The association between the alcohol beverage and cannabis industries continues to grow. Dan O'Neill, a former CEO of Molson Brewery and past senior executive at Campbell Soup Company and H.J. Heinz, has recently joined the board of CannaRoyalty.
Within hours of its unanimous passing in both the California State Senate and Assembly, Governor Jerry Brown signed the strongest online privacy law in the country, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
On June 28, 2018, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) dropped their lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nevada’s recent drug price transparency law.
On June 20, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a Request for Information seeking input from the public on how to address the undue regulatory impact and burden imposed on health care providers under the Stark Law.
The Fifth Circuit recently held that plaintiffs seeking benefits, under plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and non-ERISA plans, need not identify and include specific plan provisions in their complaints to survive motions to dismiss.
In order to win the race on the autonomous highway, German carmaker Audi AG has partnered with autonomous vehicle simulation platform provider Cognata Ltd to speed up the development of autonomous vehicles.
The US Department of Justice remained busy in its first year of the Trump Administration, charging 20 individuals with violations under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — the second highest year of individual prosecutions since 1977.
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