Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
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PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
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What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
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Two Tips for Inventors Filing Patent Applications
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Why Law Firms Are Starting to Think Like Media Companies
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Legal Tech Startups: Separating Hype from Opportunity
Recent investigations and high profile convictions highlight the ongoing crackdown by China’s authorities against anti-competitive conduct. In their efforts to combat unfair competition, Chinese authorities have used both...more
Our first post in this series was titled “What Is a Reverse Payment?” As the recent cases discussed in today’s post show, the courts are struggling with a fundamental component of that question: What, for that matter, is a...more
A recent court decision found that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has authority to enforce the requirements for security of Protected Health Information, or PHI, as defined under the Health Information Portability and...more
Merck Eprova AG v. Gnosis S.p.A., et al. -
Clarifying applicable presumptions in Lanham Act false advertising cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court’s use of presumptions of...more
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and Debbie Feinstein, Director of the Commission's Bureau of Competition, held a thirty-minute press conference on Monday to discuss the latest foray in the Commission's...more
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is not the only government arm that enforces data breaches. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has broad authority to regulate the security of...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is moving forward with an administrative action against a small medical laboratory that suffered two data security breaches, resulting in its patients’ protected health information falling...more
On May 7, 2014, the FTC hosted the latest seminar in their Spring Privacy Series to address the status of Consumer Generated and Controlled Health Data and relate results of recent FTC studies on the topic. Consumers are...more
How should health care companies strengthen their HIPAA compliance programs to manage the risk of a potential FTC investigation?
While the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights...more
On Wednesday, May 7, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held the third of its Spring Seminars on emerging consumer privacy issues. This session focused on consumer-generated health information (CHI). CHI is data generated...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has suffered a significant setback in its ongoing dispute with LabMD, a now-closed medical laboratory that the FTC charged with failing to adopt reasonable data security practices that...more
In this issue:
- A New Accelerator Takes Digital Health Start-Ups to the Next Level
- The Return of the MedTech IPO Market
- Is There a Deal in Your Future? A Guide to Navigating Antitrust Waters
California Employers Face Rise In PAGA Suits -
Why it matters: California employers are facing a proliferation of suits filed under the State’s Private Attorney General Act (PAGA): new data reveals that the number of...more
Biologic medicines represent some of the most significant—both clinically and financially— pharmaceutical products in the United States today. Biologics have had remarkable success in the treatment of patients with many...more
Demand for biologics is growing fast, but even after Congress passed authorizing legislation in 2010, the pace of generic entry appears to have stalled. Seeking to spur increased generic competition, the FTC held an all-day...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent a message about the importance of imposing appropriate security measures on—and monitoring—vendors with access to confidential consumer information. The FTC issued a 20-year consent...more
Health care and life sciences companies face a variety of issues in 2014, including further difficulties with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) rollout because of legal and logistical challenges, the potential dampening of...more
On January 16, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) unanimously ruled that it has authority to regulate a healthcare provider’s inadequate data security programs in order to protect consumers from business’ failure to...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced settlement of charges against Accretive Health, Inc. The FTC had alleged that Accretive engaged in an unfair business practice when it failed "to employ reasonable and...more
On December 31, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced that Accretive Health, Inc., ("Accretive") agreed to settle charges that the company's inadequate data security measures exposed sensitive consumer...more
As 2013 draws to a close, we are pleased to look back on the year that was and highlight some of the key developments in the ever-changing field of health law. While a great deal of attention was focused on the implementation...more
Lessons from the latest Commission decision on agreements affecting generic entry:
- The European Commission’s crack down on so-called “reverse payment” agreements continues.
- In the EU these agreements may...more
On November 15, 2013, Chairwoman Edith Ramirez testified on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform on the topic of antitrust oversight and enforcement. Ramirez...more
The month of November is quickly slipping by – this is the time to be looking at the 2014 cybersecurity and data privacy goals and updates and planning ahead.
Our selected bits and bytes for this Monday...more
You might be rejoicing at the thought of returning your old worn down leased photocopier and replacing it with the latest state of the art improvement in photocopier technology. But, little did you know that your old...more
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