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Anti-Obesity Medications: Noteworthy Developments as Policymakers Weigh Coverage Considerations

JD Supra Law

CMS has taken steps to clarify the current Medicare coverage but is working within statutory constraints that go back to the enactment of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. By: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Civil War Letters Still Copyrighted?

Dear Rich IP Blog

Divide your letters into three categories: Unpublished letters as of January 1, 2003. Letters published as of 2003 without the authority of the copyright owner. Letters published before 2003 with the authority of the copyright owner. Here's some guidance to help you decide. Same as above. "[A]n

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The Times They Are a-Changin’? A Look at the Revised Patent Prosecution Timelines in the Draft Patent Amendment Rules

SpicyIP

Sabeeh Ahmad The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce has released the Draft Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2023 (“Draft Rules”) suggesting some key changes in the Patent Rules, 2003 (“2003 Rules”). In this post, I shall discuss these suggested changes in comparison with the existing 2003 Rules.

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Plagiarism in Pop Culture: Saturday Night Live

Plagiarism Today

That is precisely what happened in episode 18, season 29 of the show, which aired in May 2003. 2003 was a very interesting time for plagiarism in academia. Turnitin, for example, launched in 2000 but was still rare for universities in 2003, let alone high schools. Content Warning: Spoilers for the SNL sketch entitled plagiarism.

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The World’s Oldest Active Torrent Turns 20 Years Old

TorrentFreak

In 2003, the World Wide Web was still in its infancy. The torrent was created in September 2003 and will turn 20 years old in a few days. After convincing the crew that BitTorrent was the right choice, Frost created a torrent on September 28, 2003. There was a new technology making waves at the time.

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FDA Approves XOLAIR to Treat Children and Adults With One or More Food Allergies

JD Supra Law

XOLAIR was initially approved by the FDA in 2003. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved XOLAIR (omalizumab) for the reduction of allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, that may occur with accidental exposure to one or more foods in adult and pediatric patients aged 1 year and older with Immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated food allergy.

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The Pirate Bay’s Oldest Torrent is Now 20 Years Old

TorrentFreak

When The Pirate Bay first came online, in the second half of 2003 , the ‘internet’ looked nothing like it does today. That honor goes to “The Fanimatrix” , which was created in September 2003 and, after being previously resurrected, continues to be available today with more than 100 people seeding.

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