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28 Apr 2010, 8:01 pm by Drew Falkenstein
The E. coli O145 outbreak that has sickened as many as 47 people in Michigan and Ohio continues to evolve.  Misti Crane of the Columbus Dispatch today reported that the State of New York has confirmed that one of its residents was infected with a genetically indistinguishable strain of E. coli O145.  The outbreak is now likely over--at least, the food product that caused the outbreak is thought to be gone--but states, primarily Ohio and Michigan, continue to investigate recent reports of… [read post]
7 Jul 2011, 8:34 am by Stefanie Levine
Gene Quinn, of IPWatchdog and Practice Center Contributor, sent in this article discussing why he believes the United States Supreme Court's decision to accept cert. in Kappos v. Hyatt was undeniably a bad decision. By accepting cert. in Kappos v. Hyatt the United States Supreme Court has clearly and undeniably jumped the shark in terms of patents. This case, which raises issues of such little importance to the greater scheme of patent law, is hardly appropriate for Supreme Court consideration. The… [read post]
17 Dec 2011, 9:33 pm
MADERA COUNTY -- A 47-year-old man was killed in a head-on car crash along Highway 145 in Madera. According to The Fresno Bee, the accident occurred on Friday afternoon when the man, who was a passenger in a Dodge Shadow traveling westbound, collided with a pickup that turned in front of it. Following the fatal collision, the driver of the Dodge sustained moderate injuries and the two occupants in the pickup suffered moderate to minor injuries. The names of the individuals involved in the crash… [read post]
3 May 2010, 7:39 pm by Drew Falkenstein
With so much on our plates currently wirh regard to food safety (E. coli O145 outbreak in Michigan, Ohio, and New York; ongoing raw milk debate; and pending debate on S 510 "Food Safety Modernization Act"), even seemingly disparate current events, like the oil spill, matter to us in the outbreak and food safety business.  Today, the FDA commented on the safety of seafood coming from the Gulf: Although crude oil has the potential to taint seafood with flavors and odors caused by exposure to… [read post]
28 Apr 2010, 10:29 am by Drew Falkenstein
To update, two clusters of non-O157:H7 E. coli illnesses in Michigan and Ohio share the same genetic pattern and appear to be linked to a common food item.  10 Washtenaw County (MI) residents have suffered culture confirmed E. coli O145 infections, and the health department is awaiting stool test results on another 14.  Meanwhile, at least 5 Columbus, Ohio residents, including students at The Ohio State University, have also been confirmed as positive for E. coli O145, matching the Washtenaw… [read post]
9 Jun 2012, 6:09 am by PritzkerLaw
Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Florida, Tennessee and California are part of an ongoing multi-state outbreak of E. coli O145 food poisoning that includes the tragic death of a New Orleans toddler, three hospitalizations and 14 total cases. Food safety law firm PrtizkerOlsen, P.A., represents victims of E. coli outbreaks and is conducting its own investigation into the cause. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is heading the public health investigation along with epidemilogists… [read post]
23 Nov 2010, 8:40 am by Stefanie Levine
Jeanne Gills, Partner at Foley & Lardner and Practice Center Contributor, sent along an article she wrote with colleagues, Stephen B. Maebius and Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff discussing the recent Federal Circuit decision in the Hyatt v. Kappos en banc re-hearing. On Monday, November 8, 2010, the Federal Circuit issued its decision in the en banc re-hearing of Hyatt v. Kappos (No. 2007-1066)). The en banc Court departed from the August 11, 2009 panel decision and held that a patent applicant may… [read post]
29 Nov 2010, 9:31 am by Stefanie Levine
The following post comes from Clement S. Roberts (Partner at Durie Tangri and Practice Center Contributor). Two weeks ago, the Federal Circuit handed down an en banc decision in Hyatt v. Kappos overruling a panel decision and substantially changing the rules for admitting evidence in a §145 action. Although the decision has not attracted much attention, Hyatt may make §145 actions substantially more attractive and meaningfully alter the strategic landscape for those applicants who wish to pursue… [read post]
10 Jan 2014, 11:43 am by Jason Dickstein
The decade-long saga that is the Repair Station Security rule is finally coming to a resolution. The rule is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on Monday. Continue reading » [read post]
18 Apr 2012, 10:00 am by Courtenay Brinckerhoff
On April 18, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Kappos v. Hyatt, which raised questions regarding the ability to introduce new evidence and the applicable standard of review when a patent applicant challenges the USPTO’s refusal to grant a patent in a district court  proceeding under 35 USC...   [read post]
3 Jun 2013, 1:00 am by Courtenay Brinckerhoff
As reported on the House Judiciary Committee website, on May 23, 2013, Congressman Goodlatte (R-Va.) released “a discussion draft of legislation designed to address the ever increasing problem of abusive patent litigation.” This draft legislation comes on the heels of the Patent Abuse Reduction Act... &nbsp [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 3:19 am by Ryan Aggergaard
MARPA, as well as other members of the aviation community, recently attended a Small Business Administration roundtable to discuss the effects of the FAA's proposed Aviation Repair Station rule. The FAA explained the the purpose behind the rule and members of industry voiced a number of concerns and objections regarding the costs and collateral effects of the rule. Continue reading » [read post]
21 May 2012, 2:07 pm by Jason Dickstein
Today, the FAA published a proposed amendment to the repair station rules, with a particular focus on a change in the repair stations ratings system. This proposal could have the unintended effect of decreasing the repair stations that are legally permitted to repair a PMA part, even though they are technically qualified. Continue reading » [read post]
27 Oct 2013, 11:00 pm by Courtenay Brinckerhoff
On October 23, 2014, Congressman Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced the “Innovation Act,” which is intended “to make improvements and technical corrections” to the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) “and for other purposes.” Although the bulk of the Act focuses on patent litigation, Section 9 includes...   [read post]
25 Sep 2009, 6:00 am by Victoria Blachly
From time to time we will publish recent cases and legislation:  Oregon House Bill 2009 (pdf) The governor of Oregon signed House Bill 2009 on June 26, 2009. Since this bill included an emergency clause, it is effective immediately.   Along with creating a new agency, the... [read post]
13 Dec 2012, 11:38 am by News Desk
By News DeskButcher’s Choice Garlic Peppercorn Beef Burgers are being voluntarily recalled by Loblaw Companies Ltd. of Brampton, Ontario for possible contamination of E. coli O157:H7. The affected product is frozen in 1.13 kg packages bearing the UPC 0-60383-89363-7, with a best-before date of March 2013. The product was distributed nationally across Canada. According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the recall has resulted from an ongoing investigation into a number of E. coli O157:H7… [read post]
23 Feb 2014, 11:54 am by securities-lawyer-101
Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Division of Corporation Finance released several updates to its compliance and disclosure (“C&DIs”) which are the SEC’s interpretations of the rules adopted under the Securities Act. Some of these C&DIs … Continue reading → [read post]
7 Mar 2014, 6:30 am by Michael Boulette
With seven unpublished opinions out of our Court of Appeals this week, the Round-Up is a bit of a marathon.   I’ll take the cases in order of most to least enlightening, paying particular attention to a pair on spousal maintenance. In re the Marriage of Thomas vs. Thomas, A13-0905 (March 3, 2014).  As I noted in an earlier […]The post Case Law Round-Up (3/3/14): A Focus on Spousal Maintenance appeared first on Family-In-Law. [read post]
1 Mar 2010, 12:03 pm by Gene Quinn
On February 17, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an order in Hyatt v. Kappos vacating the previous decision issued by a 3 judge panel on August 11, 2009, when the case was then styled Hyatt v. Doll. Hyatt's petition for rehearing was denied. After polling the judges of the Federal Circuit, however, rehearing en banc was granted on whether 35 USC 145 requires de novo review and the submission of new evidence. [read post]
10 May 2010, 9:58 am by David Babcock
With 29 confirmed and probable cases of E. coli O145 infection linked to Freshway brand romaine lettuce, investigators continue their search to confirm the lettuce's place of origin.   A possible answer is the farms in Yuma, Arizona:  "A potential location has been identified in Yuma," Kurt Nolte, Yuma County Cooperative Extension director and agriculture agent, said Friday. The long history connecting leafy greens to outbreaks of pathogenic E. coli is well documented.  The potential for… [read post]