October 15, 2018 | Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) Update
This article, authored by Member Linda Bentley, discusses the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) historic step approving the first drug in the United States that contains a purified drug substance derived from marijuana.
October 11, 2018 | Law360
This feature story discusses on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) new final rule changing the claim construction standard for America Invents Act (AIA) reviews. Brad Scheller is among the intellectual property attorneys quoted providing commentary.
October 9, 2018 | New York Times
This New York Times feature article looks at Shahed Hussain and his evolution throughout the years — from asylum-seeking immigrant to petty criminal to trusted ally of government prosecutors. Mr. Hussain is back in the news as his company is at the center of a deadly limousine highway crash outside Albany, NY. Jason P.W. Halperin, a Mintz Member and former federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District, is referenced in the article – his quotes pulled from a jury address in a bomb-plot case in which Mr. Hussain acted as a corroborating witness.