Companies are finding a growing number of ways to use internal and external data to their advantage. We’re seeing a wave of inexpensive analytic tools that are dramatically changing the way in which clients attract customers and analyze operations. Health care providers are leveraging data to improve patient outcomes. Location-based marketing is happening in real-time. Everything is in the cloud. Across many industries, effective use of big data no longer just supports other company assets—the data itself has become a prime asset.
While other law firms take a narrow view of big data, focusing strictly on data privacy issues, we take a holistic and cross-disciplinary approach, helping clients navigate regulations and maximize commercial opportunities.
With our focus on the use, protection, and monetization of big data, we advise clients on a range of issues including transactions and commercial agreements, patent prosecution, data privacy, data security, and breaches, litigation, consumer privacy issues, and trade secrets policies related to data usage.
Represented regional health information organizations (RHIOs) and statewide health information exchanges (HIEs), advising them on the organization and collaboration of stakeholders to form a RHIO and HIE, corporate formation and governance, privacy and security issues, and implementation of electronic prescribing and interoperable electronic health records.
Confero | July 01, 2018
Rochester Corporate group associate Jenny Holmes contributed this article to the quarterly magazine for Westminster Consulting, discussing why benefit plans are inviting targets for would-be data thieves, and what plan administrators need to do to protect personal data.
Rochester Business Journal | June 08, 2018
Rochester corporate group partner Jeremy Wolk and associate Jenny Holmes co-wrote this contributed article on the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation, “a set of tougher rules designed to give European Union citizens more control over their personal data.” The regulation applies to all organizations, regardless of location, that handle the personal data of EU citizens.
Law360 | March 16, 2018
Boston IP litigation associate Troy Lieberman is quoted in this article explaining how the DC Circuit Court’s ruling on the FCC’s telemarketing rules will provide some relief for businesses.
CNBC | November 17, 2017
Los Angeles health care partner Jill Gordon, who this article identifies as a “top lawyer” in the digital health space, provides in-depth commentary regarding the three common practices she’s seen among health technology startups that may violate medical regulations and what companies should be aware of to avoid costly penalties.
WJAR-TV (Providence NBC affiliate) | July 13, 2017
Providence commercial litigation counsel Steven Richard is interviewed in this television segment about what steps companies can take to better secure their data and be less vulnerable to hacking.
Bloomberg BNA | June 05, 2017
Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane is quoted in this article about a matter involving a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case against Colorado Technical University.
Education Week | March 28, 2017
Chicago IP litigation associate Jason Kunze is quoted in this article about safeguarding student data privacy in online educational apps.
Rochester Business Journal | January 20, 2017
Chief Information Officer Mike Green and Rochester labor and employment associate Jenny Holmes are quoted in this article about data protection issues surrounding bring your own device policies.
Law360 | January 17, 2017
This article recaps HIPAA stats and highlights from the past year. Chicago health care partner Valerie Montague is quoted throughout discussing privacy breaches and how health care organizations react.
Rochester Business Journal | January 13, 2017
Bloomberg Law | July 15, 2016
This feature story looks what political campaigns should know about robocalls. Boston IP litigation associate and TCPA practice co-leader Troy Lieberman discusses the apparent lack of FCC enforcement actions against political campaigns.
Health Information Compliance Alert | June 01, 2016
Providence commercial litigation counsel Steven Richard is quoted in this article focused on the results of a new study highlighting a new trend toward specialized data breach insurance policies.
Class Action Alert | 11.15.18
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Class Action Alert | 03.17.18
Cybersecurity and Securities Alert | 02.23.18
Health Care Alert | 08.03.16
NP Privacy Partner | 06.30.16
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06.12.18 | Webinar
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