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The Importance of Trademarks in the Healthcare World

By on October 23, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

The names, logos, and slogans of products and services in the healthcare industry are valuable assets, representing the established goodwill of a hospital, pharmaceutical company, health insurer, or even a local family practice.  In South Jersey, such well-known names as Virtua®, Cooper®, and Jefferson®, have secured their names and logos through the federal trademark registration […]

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NJ Legislative Update: New Law Strengthens Prescription Monitoring Program and Recently Passed Bill Paves the Way for New Surgical and Ambulatory Surgical Centers

By on October 6, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

On July 18, 2015, Governor Chris Christie signed Senate Bill 1998/2119 (A3062) into law.  The law, which unanimously passed the New Jersey Legislature, revises the New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP), to provide preventative measures against increased misuse and diversion of prescription pain medications.  Among other provisions, the law requires that pharmacists must submit to […]

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