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Firm Profile: Mintz Levin
One Financial Center
Boston, MA 02111, United States
Phone: (617) 348-1732
Fax: (617) 542-2241
Areas of Practice
  • Class Action
  • Communications & Media Law
  • International Law & Trade
  • Litigation
  • Privacy
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • D.C.
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
Other Countries
  • Israel
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
400+ Attorneys

Failure to Signal: Uber Forced to Accept Expanded Settlement after Concealing Security Breach from FTC

Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”) has agreed to an expansion of its initial August 2017 proposed consent agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), in light of revelations of an additional security breach in October…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

Facebook Stops Funding Opposition to California Privacy Focused Ballot Act

Facebook has recently chosen to no longer fund opposition to the California Consumer Privacy Act, which could appear on the California State Ballot as an initiated state statute on November 6, 2018. According to the petition…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Will the GDPR Ease Cross-Border Data Transfers for Purposes of E-Discovery?

As the clock ticks down to May 25, 2018, when the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) becomes fully enforceable throughout the EU, the Internet and airwaves have become saturated with guidance for…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Electronic Discovery, Law Practice Products & Services, Privacy, International Law & Trade

Alabama Becomes 50th State to Enact Data Breach Notification Law

Alabama has joined the “crazy quilt” of state data breach notification laws with the governor’s signature of the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018. Things to take note of under the Alabama law..…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Only One Left …..

Only one U.S. state without a data breach notification law, that is. South Dakota as become the 49th state to enact a data breach notification law, which take effect on July 1. The South Dakota law follows the pattern of…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

It’s that time of year again: Phish Madness!

Beware of March Madness! Scammers and phishers take advantage of increased web traffic by impersonating popular March Madness websites, including bracket sites and game live streams. Will your employees take the bait?…more
 /  Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Supreme Court Declines to Address Circuit Split on Data Breach Standing Issue

A circuit split on whether actual misuse of personal data is required to have standing to assert data breach claims remains unresolved. Last week the Supreme Court rejected a petition to review that issue in CareFirst v. Attias…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Week Ahead – US v. Microsoft at SCOTUS

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments in United States v. Microsoft Corp., in which the court will decide whether a US technology service provider, Microsoft, must obey a search warrant for data stored in a foreign…more
 /  Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

How to Leverage Privacy as a Key Competitive Advantage

We’ve discussed privacy compliance with regulations, legal requirements, etc. in the space since this blog’s inception. “Privacy by design” – while not a new concept – is certainly enjoying a new spot in the sunshine thanks to…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Deadline Approaching under NY Cybersecurity Regulations

If your company is one of the broad group of businesses licensed by the New York Department of Financial Services (NY DFS), a very important deadline is bearing down on February 15. Regulated entities have under Thursday to…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Practical GDPR Steps for US-Headquartered Life Sciences Companies

In case you had not heard, the European Union is replacing its current privacy laws with a new, comprehensive General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect May 25, 2018. The essential principles of the EU’s…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Health, International Law & Trade, Privacy

Carpenter v. United States Privacy Case Pushes Supreme Court to Decide Fourth Amendment Protections of Cell Phone Metadata

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in what may become one of the defining consumer privacy cases of our generation. The central question in Carpenter v. United States asks whether the government violates the Fourth…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Privacy

GDPR – European Commission Unveils Guidance Website

The European Commission has launched a new data protection website aimed at educating the public and helping businesses and other organizations comply with their new obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation. The…more
 /  Business Organizations, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Getting Past Spectre and Meltdown: A Practical Guide

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion regarding the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. This alert provides a simple overview of what these vulnerabilities are, what systems could be affected, as well as steps that…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Consent under the GDPR: Official Guidance Now Available

One of the most striking changes to EU privacy law under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (which goes into effect May 25, 2018) is the very strict approach to user consent. For many years, companies operating in the…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology
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