- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogEcuador Fast-Tracks Data Protection Law in Wake of Massive BreachPosted on September 19, 2019 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPEcuador is seeking to pass a data protection bill in the wake of a massive data breach that resulted in the personal data of up to 20 million people being made available online. Continue Reading
- Blog: Waller Law BlogPanic at the Disco: Where is my liquor license renewal?Posted on September 18, 2019 by William T. Cheek III
- Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogGovernment publishes Legislation Programme for Autumn 2019Posted on September 18, 2019 by Davinia BrennanThe Government Chief Whip, Seán Kyne TD, has published the Government’s Legislation Programme for Autumn 2019. The Programme lists 32 priority Bills; 27 Bills currently before the Houses of the Oireachtas, and 69 Bills where preparatory work is underway. The key data protection and technology-related Bills are set out below. The Programme notes that work...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Offshore Crypto TodayFacebook’s Libra faces more scrutinyPosted on September 17, 2019 by Christopher SimpsonSince its announcement in June, Facebook’s crypto currency “Libra” has faced many questions. Now even more questions are being asked by banks across the globe. Currently, Libra representatives are meeting with officials from 26 central banks, including the US Federal Reserve, according to the Financial Times. The meeting in Basel, Switzerland, will focus on the cryptocurrency’s “scope and […] The post Facebook’s Libra faces more scrutiny appeared first on Offshore Crypto Today.
- Blog: The FirewallCalifornia Legislative Sessions Closes and Brings Finality to CCPA Amendments for NowPosted on September 17, 2019 by Ashley R. FickelAfter a busy year of legislative activity that brought forth many proposed amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Governor Gavin Newsom will be presented with six bills that will alter and/or clarify the scope of the CCPA. He is expected to sign all of them into law in October. Employee Data: The original... Continue Reading
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsNo Nonce-nse: MTD Products Inc. v. Iancu Untangles Means-Plus-Function InterpretationPosted on September 11, 2019 by Kelvin VargheseIn MTD Products Inc. v. Iancu, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit described how to identify a means-plus-function limitation under 35 U.S.C. § 112, ¶ 6. In particular, the court clarified that the question of whether § 112, ¶ 6 applies is distinct from the determination of what structure corresponds […] The post No Nonce-nse: MTD Products Inc. v. Iancu Untangles Means-Plus-Function Interpretation appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.