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Notice of Medicaid Eligibility violates Due Process if it doesn’t specify the Reason

The Superior Court of Massachusetts recently addressed the question of whether a state Medicaid agency had given adequate notice to the Medicaid applicant of the reason for denial of eligibility. What’s useful for New Jersey purposes is the exended discussion … Continue reading

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USPTO on Patent Eligibility — Example 40

By Michael Borella — On January 7, 2019, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published updated examination guidance, instructing the examining corps and the PTAB how they should apply 35 U.S.C. § 101. On the same day, the USPTO also … Continue reading

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Effect of a Pardon on Expungement Eligibility in New Jersey

In  In the Matter of the Petition of L.B. for Expungement of Criminal Records, 369 N.J.Super. 354 (Law Div. 2004), the New Jersey Supreme Court discussed the effect of a pardon on expungement eligibility in New Jersey. Often times, the … Continue reading

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USPTO on Patent Eligibility — Example 37

By Michael Borella — On January 7, 2019, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published updated examination guidance, instructing the examining corps and the PTAB how they should apply 35 U.S.C. § 101. On the same day, the USPTO also … Continue reading

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The Patent Office Offers Some Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

The 2019 Guidance The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has just issued its 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance for use by USPTO personnel, which took effect January 7, 2019. The Guidance changes the procedures patent examiners … Continue reading

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