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CAFC Poised To Strike Down PTAB's First POP Decision
As discussed some months back, the PTAB new POP decided its first case in Proppant Express Investments v. Oren Technologies, Case IPR2018-00914.
United States
16 Aug 2019
New GDPR Guidance From European Commission On Interaction Between EU Clinical Trials Regulation And GDPR
On April 10, 2019, the European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (the "EU Commission") issued new guidance (the "Q&A")
European Union
6 May 2019
UK Data Protection Survey Reveals Mixed Compliance Progress
The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is calling on UK data controllers and processors to be more accountable in the wake of the latest Global Privacy Enforcement Network's (GPEN)
12 Apr 2019
Five UK Privacy And Data Protection Predictions For 2019
2018 was the year that data protection went mainstream. Having once been a topic that most folks treated with a combination of ignorance and inconvenience — "I have to read another privacy policy?" —
United States
7 Mar 2019
Pennsylvania High Court Decision Regarding Data Breach Increases Litigation Risk For Companies Storing Personal Data
On November 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled in Dittman v. UPMC d/b/a The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
United States
14 Jan 2019
Japan's Data Protection Framework Is Not Yet Adequate, Say EU Legislators
Nevertheless, the EDPB highlighted several aspects of the draft decision that require further clarification, or for which concerns still remain.
3 Jan 2019
Implementing Internal Controls in Cyberspace – Old Wine, New Skins
The nine defrauded companies lost a total of nearly $100 million as a result of the email scams.
United States
25 Oct 2018
U.K. Financial Regulator Issues £16.4 Million Fine For Cyber Fraud — And It's Not Even GDPR
The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority on Monday (1 October 2018) fined Tesco Personal Finance plc £16.4 million for its failings in relation to a cyber attack in November 2016.
4 Oct 2018
Potential Implications Of Supreme Court's Decision In Carpenter v. United States
The Supreme Court's term came to a close last week, and it featured several notable cases impacting privacy law.
United States
9 Jul 2018
California Passes Consumer Privacy Act
On Thursday, June 28, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which may significantly impact many companies that collect and monetize personal data from California residents.
United States
3 Jul 2018
GDPR Complicates Admissions Applications For U.S. Universities
The European Union General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679, which became effective May 25, 2018, poses compliance challenges for some longstanding admissions practices of U.S. universities ...
United States
2 Jul 2018
INSIGHT: Will Consent Be Disfavored As Basis For Processing Personal Data In Clinical Research Under EU Data Protection Law?
The European General Data Protection Regulation, which took effect on May 25, 2018, requires that all processing of personal data subject to the GDPR must have a legal basis under the GDPR's Article 6.
European Union
19 Jun 2018
Privacy & Cybersecurity Summit (Videos)
The Privacy & Cybersecurity Summit, hosted by Ropes & Gray, brought together legal, compliance and risk management professionals for discussions about the many rapidly evolving technology...
United States
16 Apr 2018
Pending Federal Cases Could Have Implications For Future Litigation Under The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act
In two recent, related decisions, U.S. District Judge James Donato from the Northern District of California allowed plaintiffs to proceed on claims against Facebook under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), finding that non-compliance with BIPA's notice and consent requirements provided sufficient injury for federal Article III standing.
United States
23 Mar 2018
U.S. City Suits: The Next Frontier Of Data Breach Actions
For over a decade, companies that have suffered data-security breaches have faced claims asserted by a dizzying array of adversaries, from the FTC and other federal agencies to state attorneys general to private plaintiffs ...
United States
8 Mar 2018
Cybersecurity In The Investment Management Industry (Video)
Paulita Pike, Ropes & Gray investment management partner, addresses privacy and cybersecurity challenges facing the investment management industry.
United States
20 Feb 2018
Global Perspectives On High Court Microsoft Warrant Case
Microsoft Corp.'s heated dispute with the U.S. Department of Justice over data stored on its servers abroad has more parties weighing in, this time offering international perspectives.
United States
11 Jan 2018
Private Rights Of Action Under Illinois Biometric Privacy Statute Sharply Limited
BIPA has given rise to an outbreak of high-stakes lawsuits over the last few years.
United States
9 Jan 2018
Ninth Circuit Weighs In On Scope of Identifiable Information under VPPA
Other sources of risk in this area remain as well.
United States
28 Dec 2017
Federal Trade Commission Holds Workshop On "Informational Injury"
For years, the Federal Trade Commission, the primary consumer protection agency in the United States...
United States
22 Dec 2017
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