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California Orthopedic Doctor Charged With State Insurance Fraud for Allegedly Providing Unnecessary and Excessive Medical Treatment for Ortho Patients

California county district attorney offices continue to prosecute health care providers for insurance fraud and workers' compensation insurance fraud. They are also using Indictments more often to put more pressure on the defense as a recent case demonstrates.On May 30, … Continue reading

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Attempts to Enforce “Humane” Treatment of Poultry Fail

** Foster Farms Prevail in Dismissing Class Action **                                                                … Continue reading

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CJEU confirms differential treatment of what amounts to unfair advantage for well-known trade marks in its KENZO ESTATE/KENZO judgment

FashionKatIn 2008 Kenzo Tsujimoto filed two separate trade mark applications with the EUIPO. The word sign in respect of which registration was sought was Kenzo Estate. The first application was for goods and services in Class 33 (wine, alcoholic beverages of … Continue reading

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Achieving Success in a New Jersey Discrimination Lawsuit by Proving the Existence of ‘Disparate Treatment’ by Your Employer

In discrimination cases, you can attempt to prove the existence of discrimination by showing that your employer’s practices and policies disproportionately harmed people of a protected class, which is called “disparate impact.” Alternatively, you can show that the employer treated … Continue reading

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Medical Treatment Patent Claims Held Patentable Subject Matter Under the Alice/Mayo Section 101 Test

In Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Int’l Ltd, Slip Op. (Nos. 2016-2707, 2016-2708, April 13, 2018) the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit provided useful guidance for patentees seeking to survive a patent-eligibility challenge under Section 101. In Vanda, … Continue reading

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