Andrew Serwin

Andrew Serwin

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Courts Defer to Individual Privacy Interests by Requiring Warrant To Obtain Cell Phone Data and Cell Site Records in Riley and...

Two recent opinions have significantly restricted the practice of warrantless collection of data stored on cell phones or by cell phone service providers. In Riley v. California the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that a warrant...more

7/31/2014 - Cell Phones Mobile Devices Riley v California SCOTUS Search Warrant Warrantless Searches

Worn on the Sleeve

Watches that monitor sleep quality. Skullcaps that gauge head injury. An infant bodysuit that sends temperature and breathing updates to a mobile device. Ear buds that track your heart rate. These are just some of the...more

7/30/2014 - Google Glass HIPAA Popular Privacy Concerns Retailers Smartphones Wearable Technology

California Appellate Court Requires Actual Viewing of Confidential Information in Data Breach Case Under the California Medical...

In a case against Sutter Health involving records from a stolen office computer, the California Court of Appeal recently issued a decision limiting plaintiffs’ ability to state a claim and obtain statutory damages under the...more

7/25/2014 - Appeals CMIA Electronic Medical Records Medical Records Patient Confidentiality Breaches Patient Privacy Rights Sutter Health

Calif. Case Limits Health Care Data Breach Claims

The California Court of Appeal recently limited plaintiffs’ ability to state a claim under the California Medical Information Act (CMIA), Cal. Civ. Code §§ 56 et seq., and their ability to get statutory damages under the act....more

12/3/2013 - Data Breach Data Protection Healthcare PHI

Think You’re Not Covered by HIPAA? Think Again.

The Department of Health and Human Services recently amended the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act regulations (“HIPAA Rules”) in a way that may make many companies, particularly those in the technology...more

6/6/2013 - Business Associates Covered Entities Data Protection HHS HIPAA PHI

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