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• The decision is in contrast to the recent decision of the US Supreme Court, which held a...more
On 15 September 2014, Qatar’s Emir approved Law No. 14 of 2014, The Cybercrime Prevention Law (“Cybercrime Law”). Although it has not yet been published in Qatar’s Official Gazette, the text of the law was published in the...more
Last year in AMP v Myriad Genetics, the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that isolated, naturally occuring DNA are not patent eligible, which caused considerable consternation in the biotech community. However, this does not...more
On September 1, 2014, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued the Guiding Opinions on Strengthening Network Security in the Telecommunications and Internet Sectors (the “Opinions”). Issuance of...more
Telemedicine providers and vendors doing business in China, whether based in China, the United States, or elsewhere, received new guidance on the use of telemedicine in China....more
Watch out! Recent enforcement actions illustrate that the US export laws apply to foreign companies too (including your foreign subsidiary or parent).
The US Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) recently announced a...more
In August 2014, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency published the Guideline for the Danish Inventory of Nanoproducts, which is intended to explain how manufacturers and importers of products for consumers should use...more
Since the 19th Century, it has been considered a given that a person who identifies and purifies a useful natural substance is entitled to a patent, so long as the substance had never before existed in pure form. ...more
Federal Law No. 242-FZ "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation for Clarification of the Procedure of Personal Data Processing in Information and Telecommunication Networks" (the "Federal Law No....more
Mobile health industry could get a boost as FDA draft guidance exempts certain medical devices, including digital health devices -
The FDA’s decision to not require a number of mobile health devices to go through the...more
The US and EU take coordinated action to broaden and align their Russia-related sanctions — which may evolve further depending on Ukraine peace plan progress.
On September 12, 2014, the US and the EU announced new and...more
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On September 12, 2014, the United States issued another round of targeted sanctions against the Russian financial, defense, and energy sectors. Today’s measures were a combination of new measures and modifications of prior...more
On Friday, the White House issued new sanctions against Russia in response to Russian troop advances in eastern Ukraine that helped turn the tide of the conflict. However, a fragile truce was struck a week ago between...more
The United States and European Union implemented new sanctions against Russia on 12 September 2014 as a result of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. While the new US and EU measures share many similarities, companies subject to...more
This morning, the EU published further sanctions to increase the pressure on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine. The new measures add to the already complex restrictions in place and should be carefully considered....more
In Fern Computer Consultancy Ltd v Intergraph Cadworx & Analysis Solutions Inc  EWHC 2908 (Ch) (29 August 2014), the English High Court analyzed the arguments for and against non-English forum selection and choice of...more
As NATO and the EU seeks to increase pressure on Russia and the Crimea, the EU expanded its sanctions against Russia on 12 September. This is the latest in a series of measures introduced since March in response to the...more
As a reminder of the transnational nature of online data collection-and the ever-expanding web of regulatory bodies stepping in to monitor how information is collected and used-Brazilian regulators announced that they had...more
The European Parliament and the Council adopted on 23 July 2014 a regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the Internal Market (the "Regulation"). Before that, the Directive on...more
Microsoft Corp. is appealing the recent decision of U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska which requires the company to disclose the contents of e-mails stored at a data center in Dublin, Ireland, in compliance with a warrant...more
A Stored Communications Act (SCA) search warrant case arising out of a New York federal narcotics trafficking investigation is being closely watched by EU data protection authorities, privacy advocates, multinational...more
The European data protection authorities will be conducting a “cookie sweep” later this month, carrying out random spot checks on websites to assess for compliance with EU “cookie” laws. Businesses should therefore be...more
Changes Impacting Businesses that Process Personal Data in Russia -
On July 21, 2014, a new law Federal Law ? 242-FZ was adopted in Russia (Database Law) introducing amendments to the existing Federal Law “On personal...more
Back in July, President Vladimir Putin signed a law (Federal Law No. 242-FZ) that compels “data operators” to store Russian citizens’ personal data only inside Russia. Previously, Russian law allowed the storage of data...more
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