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Avatars, Facial Scans & Virtual Basketball: Second Circuit Tosses Biometric Privacy Case
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2017

A recent federal appellate ruling delivered a significant blow to invasion of privacy claims based on facial recognition technology used to scan


Inside the Stanford Breach: Exposed Records Lead to Financial Aid Scandal
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2017

A cybersecurity vulnerability at Stanford University exposed thousands of sensitive files containing details of sexual assault investigations and


Judge Koeltl Agrees that “Access” to Confidential Information is Enough to Trigger a Prosecution Bar
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2017

On November 20, 2017, District Judge John G. Koeltl (S.D.N.Y.) approved a prosecution bar for “any individual who gains access” to confidential


Judge Netburn Holds That a Motion for Reconsideration is Not a Vehicle for Taking a "Second Bite at the Apple"
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2017

On November 29, 2017, United States Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn (S.D.N.Y.) denied plaintiff Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd.'s ("Seoul Viosys") motion for


IRS Issues Request for Comments Regarding the Regulation of Donor Advised Funds
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) has issued Notice 2017-73 (the “Notice”) which outlines approaches the Department of the Treasury


Litigation Funders’ Collateral Did Not Include Malpractice Claims
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2017

When the fallout from failed intellectual-property litigation collides with bankruptcy, the complexities may be dizzying enough, but when the emerging


LA City Attorney Jumps Into Uber Fray
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2017

A complaint filed Monday by Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer accuses Uber Technologies Inc. of violating California law by concealing “for an


Payment or Pillory: More Fallout from Uber’s Data Breach
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2017

With new developments regarding Uber Technologies Inc.’s 2016 data breach coming out almost daily, lawsuits against the company continue to pile-up


Inside the Stanford Breach: Sexual Assault, Disciplinary and Financial Data Exposed
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2017

A series of cybersecurity vulnerabilities at Stanford University exposed thousands of sensitive files containing details of sexual assault


Court Rejects Habeas Claim That Admission of DNA Evidence Violated Petitioner’s Confrontation Right
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2017

On Tuesday in Washington v. Griffin, 15-3831-pr (Katzmann, Kearse, Livingston), the Second Circuit affirmed the denial of a petition for a writ of