Cloud-Focused HIPAA Compliance
HIPAA compliance solutions for healthcare providers and business associates.
Compliance Solutions for Software Developers
Focused on creating, receiving, storing, transmitting, and sharing highly sensitive information.
Counsel for Complex Technology Transactions
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Privacy Regulations and Security Frameworks
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In the News
Amazon Receives Largest Ever GDPR Penalty
The Luxembourg Data Protection Authority (the “Commission Nationale pour la Protection des Données” or “CNPD”) has issued the largest GDPR financial penalty to date against Amazon.com Inc. Amazon disclosed the $888 Million fine in a July 29, 2021 regulatory filing. Prior to this ruling, the largest GDPR penalty was against Google in the amount of
Proposed HIPAA Privacy Rule Amendments
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a new Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on January 21, 2021 which is currently open for comment until March 21, 2021. This proposed rule constitutes the most recent step in HHS’s “Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care,” and is intended to improve care coordination and case management
Trademark Modernization Act of 2020
The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (TM Act) is included in Subtitle B of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, signed into law on December 27, 2020. This law will make several statutory changes to the Trademark Act; each of these changes will be addressed in further detail below. Third-Party Submissions of Evidence The first
Update on Patentability of Digital Designs
On December 21, 2020, the USPTO issued a request for comments on whether its interpretation of the “article of manufacture” requirement for design patents (35 U.S.C. § 171) should be revised to broaden the scope of patentable subject matter to cover new and developing forms of intangible digital designs. A design patent is granted to