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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogUK ICO Revises Subject Access Guidance Following Court RulingsPosted on June 23, 2017 by Hunton & Williams LLP
    On June 20, 2017, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office published an updated version of its Code of Practice on Subject Access Requests. The updates are primarily in response to three Court of Appeal decisions from earlier this year regarding data controllers’ obligations to respond to subject access requests. The revisions more closely align the ICO’s position with the court’s judgments.… Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Real Estate Advisor Law Blog‘Lease’ VegasPosted on June 22, 2017 by Scott Kadish
    I just returned from the National Restaurant Association Financial Officers and Tax Executives Conference in Las Vegas. I participated on a Real Estate Leasing Trends panel with Adam Schwegman, head of the eat/drink department of General Growth Properties and George Galloway of Next Realty Mid-Atlantic, with Ryan Cupersmith of Ernst & Young as our moderator.… Continue Reading
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  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 31 – Authentica Solutions with Russell LongPosted on June 20, 2017 by Admin
    We speak with Russell Long from Authentica Solutions, a data management service provider in the education space. Authentic Solutions is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. http://www.authenticasolutions.com/
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  • Blog: Minter Ellison Technology, Media and IP BlogGoogle trade mark survives generic challenge in the USPosted on June 19, 2017 by
    A United States appeal court has recently found in favour of Google, Inc in a case that sought to argue that the word GOOGLE should lose trade mark protection because it has become generic. The case US trade mark legislation permits the cancellation of a registered trade mark on the ground that the primary significance of the mark to the relevant public is as a generic name for some or all of the goods or services for which it is registered.  In other words, if consumers generally understand the term to refer to the type of goods or services, rather than the source of the goods and serv...
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  • Blog: Biologics BlogHigh Court Interprets The Biosimilars Statute — What Now?Posted on June 15, 2017 by
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its first interpretation of the biosimilars statute, the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009. The BPCIA, part of Obamacare, introduced an abbreviated pathway for regulatory approval of biosimilars, allowing biosimilars to piggyback on the regulatory data of innovator biologics for their approval. Biosimilars are biologic medicines, [...]
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  • Blog: Western Canada Business LitigationAnti-Spam Private Right of Action SuspendedPosted on June 12, 2017 by <a href=''></a>
    The Government of Canada has suspended the implementation of the private right of action in Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL). The provisions in connection with CASL’s private right of action were scheduled to come into force on July 1, 2017.  They would have given people the ability to seek damages against those who contravene certain sections... Continue Reading
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