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By Kathryn E. Deal, Seamus C. Duffy, Michael McTigue Jr., Meredith Slawe, Michael Stortz
The California Consumer Privacy Act reflects a tectonic shift in the United States privacy landscape, sparking similar legislation in several states and prompting a call for uniform federal rules
By Ed Pagano, Galen Roehl, Natasha Kohne, Christopher Treanor, Taylor Daly
The Online Privacy Act was introduced in the House of Representatives. If passed, it would establish individual privacy rights related to personal information
By Lars-Erik Hjelm, Suzanne Kane, Emily Fuller Opp, Nicholai C. Diamond, Colette L. McCrone
The MTB process allows importers to petition to suspend or reduce normal duties paid on certain imported products for three years, as approved by Congress.
By Michelle Reed, Natasha Kohne, Diana Schaffner, Rehan Safiullah
With the expansion of privacy legislation—from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe to the coming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in the United States...
By Matthew Wetzel, Taylor Lea Jones, Marlee Gallant, Adam W Axler, Caroline Kessler, Julie Nolan, Eli Z. Tomar
On Oct. 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human (HHS) Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued its proposed rule to reform the Anti-Kickback ...
By Rachel J. Elsby, Rubén Muñoz
In Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., the Federal Circuit held that appointment of Administrative Patent Judges (APJs) by the Secretary of Commerce violates the Appointments
By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Mitchell Hurley, John Murphy and Justin Williams of Akin Gump consider two recent rulings by US circuit courts that have swept aside assumptions about the availability of US
By Lauren E. York, Diana Schaffner, Michelle Reed
Maine's legislature unanimously passed a new law—"An Act to Protect the Privacy of Online Customer Information" (the "Act")...
By Matthew Hartman, Rubén Muñoz
A district court has denied a request to amend patent infringement contentions to add claims obtained through ex parte reexamination after the case had been substantially narrowed through a ...
By Diana Schaffner, Shelly Kim
On October 2, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 208 ("SB 208"), the Consumer Call Protection Act of 2019
By Natasha Kohne, Michelle Reed, Dario Frommer, Jo-Ellyn Sakowitz Klein, Diana Schaffner, Rachel Kurzweil
Akin Gump published a client alert on the California Attorney General's Office (AGO) issuing draft regulations ("Draft Regulations")
By Stephen M. Boone Jr., Laura P. Warrick, Alexander F. Antypas
The seminal decisions in Sabine Oil & Gas Corp. v. Nordheim Eagle Ford Gathering, LLC" provided guidance on whether midstream and transportation providers can rely on the ...
By Neal Marder, Kelly Handschumacher
The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation has published the article "Legal Ethics Considerations in Class Action Litigation," written by Neal Marder and Kelly Handschumacher
By Natasha Kohne, Diana Schaffner, Mallory Jones
On October 7, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the "Commission") brought together privacy and technology stakeholders...
By Diana Schaffner, Mallory Jones, Sidharth Sharma
On October 22, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the "Commission") announced it will push back the deadline for comments on potential updates to its implementation
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