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National Roadmap for health data sharing: FTC advocates preservation of privacy and competition
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

On April 1, 2015, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), which assists with the coordination of federal


Where are we now? The NIST Cybersecurity Framework one year later
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released its Cybersecurity Framework (Framework) almost 15 months ago and charged critical


The FTC did some kid-ding around in 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

2014 was a busy year for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The FTC announced something new


The White House calls for action where Congress has failed to deliver
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

On January 12 and 13, 2015, U.S. President Barack Obama made two announcements regarding the White House’s continued work to address evolving issues


Consumer health information update from both sides of the Atlantic
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 27 2015

As we reported in May 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) convened stakeholders to explore whether health-related information collected from and


Cybersecurity update: U.S. sanctions on the horizon for malicious cyber-attackers
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

Executive Order 13694 is the Obama Administration's latest tool to combat cybersecurity threats. On April 1, 2015, President Obama declared a


The Consumer Privacy Bill of rights redux
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

On February 27, 2015, the Obama White House released an "Administration Discussion Draft" of its Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015


DOJ issues first business review letter following agencies’ joint policy statements on cybersecurity
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 28 2014

On October 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued its first business review letter since issuing jointly with the Federal Trade


DOJ guidance for victims of cybercrime: the dos and do nots of cyber preparedness
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 5 2015

On April 29, 2015, the Cybersecurity Unit in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) of the U.S. Department of Justice released


What constitutes a covered business method patent?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) provided guidance as to what constitutes a patent subject to