As reported in the Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog, insurance-giant American International Group ("AIG") announced that it will be the first insurer
The European Commission has published the responses to its consultation on the enforcement of intellectual property rights.
The Spanish Sustainable Economy Act has recently been approved, introducing multiple changes into Spanish legislation.
We previously reported on the filing of a trade secret misappropriation case, Banc of America Securities, LLC, et al. v. Chalasani, in federal court in New York, Index No. 10 cv 7681, in which B of A sought injunctive relief against a former employee who downloaded and transferred electronically without permission proprietary trading strategies and other non-public information. B of A had announced reductions-in-force on September 21, 2010.
The House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has extended the deadline for written submissions to its inquiry into the protection of intellectual property rights online until 23 March 2011 following the decision of the High Court to allow BT and Talk Talk to apply for judicial review of certain parts of the Digital Economy Act 2010 (the Act).
An Internet service subscriber lacks a privacy interest in account information sought in a subpoena served upon the subscriber's Internet service provider, a district court ruled.
With the recent inking of a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") between the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") and the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") concerning sharing information and expertise, these two agencies are inching toward parallel reviews for marketing approval and Medicare coverage.
On 29 October 2009, the European Commission announced that it has moved to the second phase of the infringement proceedings against the United Kingdom for failing to implement EU e-privacy and data protection rules relating to the privacy of online communications.
Employers are increasingly relying on IP and related rights to prevent ex-employees who take valuable data from using it to unlawfully compete.
In seeking to identify the existing legislative framework for security of electronic health records (“EHRs”) systems, we have reference to the two basic precepts of confidentiality and privacy.