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- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsIn Sixth Circuit, a Change in Contribution Payment Methods under a Group Health Plan is not a Loss of Coverage under COBRAPosted on January 24, 2020 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupIn Morehouse v. Steak N Shake, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (the “Sixth Circuit” or “Circuit Court”) reversed a federal district court’s prior holding that a change in contribution payment methods under a group health plan constitutes a loss of coverage under COBRA. The plaintiff was a participant in Steak N […] The post In Sixth Circuit, a Change in Contribution Payment Methods under a Group Health Plan is not a Loss of Coverage under COBRA appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Biologics BlogFederal Circuit Clarifies Limits of Safe Harbor Defense in Amgen v. HospiraPosted on January 2, 2020 by Recently, in Amgen Inc. v. Hospira, Inc., the Federal Circuit clarified the limits of the Safe Harbor defense in cases involving patented manufacturing methods. In a case brought in the District of Delaware, Amgen alleged that Hospira infringed several patent claims over methods of manufacturing erythropoietin (EPO), a biologic drug used to treat anemia. Following [...]