A recent trademark ruling in China has underscored the importance of early filing of trademark applications – for both the brand names themselves, as well as the Chinese versions of the brand names (i.e., the brand’s phonetic equivalent and meaning equivalent written in Chinese characters) – any time a brand owner’s future plans may include […]
California adopted the first breach notification statute in the nation, and prides itself at being in the forefront of consumer privacy and security issues. On October 6, 2015, for the third time in the past three years, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation updating California’s data breach notice statute. The amendments, which cover both state […]
On August 24, 2015, the Third Circuit United States Court of Appeals issued its ruling in Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. The case was highly anticipated by the data security community generally for its expected ruling on the authority of the FTC to regulate data security standards. Although the decision dealt most directly […]
The Safe Harbor For 15 years, the Safe Harbor Framework has provided a way for U.S. companies to comply with the EU Data Protection Directive. Under the directive, transfers of personal data from the EU to a non-EU country are prohibited unless the receiving country can assure an adequate level of protection for the data. […]
Susan Allison’s article ‘California Decision Expands Actuary’s Potential Liability Based on Aiding and Abetting Theory’ was republished by news aggregator, Mondaq.