Thanks, Snowden! Prepare Now For the GDPR … Or Pay Later

PRACTICE AREA / INDUSTRY:  DATA SECURITY & PRIVACY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY You have probably heard something about the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) adopted last year by the European Union to become effective on May 25, 2018. This is the newest approach taken by the EU to protect the privacy of its citizens’ personal data and [...]

Client Alert – First Aid for Your Data and Infrastructure: The Immediate Aftermath of a Data Breach

PRACTICE AREA / INDUSTRY: DATA SECURITY & PRIVACY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY July 20, 2017 -Uh oh! Your IT manager tells you – after hours, of course, - that your systems have been hacked. What now? Just as is the case when someone is physically injured and substantial medical attention will be needed to facilitate their full [...]

IP Law Update Newsletter: December 2016

NEWSLETTER IP Law Update: December 2016 Volume 5, Issue 4   Intellectual Property Law Update We hope everyone is having an excellent holiday season and wish a Happy New Year to all of our friends and clients! To enhance your 2017 prospects, please consider these topics that are of great current significance. Need to use [...]

Text or Tele-Marketing? Need to Expand Your View of Privacy Obligations

For many businesses, privacy compliance does not involve only what you do with consumer information and whether you properly disclose your intentions. In particular, those contemplating phone or text marketing campaigns, including those tied to use of smartphone GPS data, need to be aware of the provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Originally enacted [...]