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In accordance with the vote of the Council of the European Union on October 5, 2021, the European Union has adopted a new regulation aimed at extending the term of protection provided by Community Plant Variety Rights (CPVR) under Regulation (EC) No. 2100/1994, for …›
Skinny labels are back in focus at the White House. On September 9, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services submitted its much-anticipated report to the White House Competition Counsel regarding a “Comprehensive Plan for Addressing High Drug Prices.” The HHS Report—issued …›
By: Melissa M. Crespo, Eleanor C. Anthony, and Dan Kagan
As the mobile health and connected device market continues to grow at an exponential pace, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has issued a Policy Statement that emphasizes its commitment to ensuring the protection of sensitive information collected by these apps and devices. On September …›
Jianyuan (Yuan) Hua, FDA Regulatory and Compliance Associate in New York, contributed to the drafting of this post.
Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to repeal the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology (MCIT) and Definition of “Reasonable …›
Telehealth services may be at a crossroads. While the COVID-19 pandemic brought about widespread adoption of telehealth services, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) appear primed to audit telehealth services and ramp …›
It’s summer blockbuster season and that means sequels abound. Now it seems that the U.S. Congress wants in on the action. Just five years after Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a bipartisan group of representatives is looking to enact follow-up …›
On July 9, 2021, President Biden enacted a sweeping executive order creating a “whole‑of-government competition policy.” Morrison & Foerster outlined the administration’s policy in a recent client alert that provides a comprehensive summary of the efforts to change both the substance and the approach …›
Christine Lentz, a Morrison & Foerster summer associate in our San Diego office, contributed to the writing of this article.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 spurred rapid medical and technological innovation, leading to new medicines and devices designed in response to the …›
By: Liz Freeman Rosenzweig, David H. Kaufman, and Matthew Dunlap
Stephanie Pong, London trainee solicitor contributed to the writing of this article.
On January 1, 2021, the UK launched its very own emissions trading scheme (the “UK ETS”) exercising its autonomy since departing the EU. Under this scheme, companies operating in certain sectors can trade …›