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U.S. FDA Issues Guidance for Mobile Medical Applications: What Will be Subject to FDA Oversight and Enforcement?

한국어 번역문은 이곳을 클릭해주시기 바랍니다. On February 9, 2015, the United States’ Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued final guidelines[1] to outline its regulatory enforcement approach to mobile medical applications (or “apps”).  The FDA is taking a risk-based approach, focusing its oversight on apps that (1) meet the definition of medical devices under section 201(h) … Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Trademark Tacking: Insider’s View on Hana Financial v. Hana Bank

한국어 번역문은 이곳을 클릭해주시기 바랍니다. Sheppard Mullin’s intellectual property group prevailed before the United States Supreme Court in the trademark matter entitled Hana Financial v. Hana Bank.  574 U.S. ___ (2015).  Justice Sotomayor, writing for a unanimous court, affirmed a Ninth Circuit ruling that the doctrine of trademark tacking presents a question of fact appropriate … Continue Reading