Region: United States of America

King & Spalding poaches Hogan Lovells San Francisco managing partner

King & Spalding has added civil litigation partner and former US Department of Justice attorney Michael Shepard to its San Francisco office.

17 January 2019

ICO faces fresh GDPR appeal

Cambridge Analytica-linked Emerdata has appealed against a UK Information Commissioner’s Office enforcement measure.

15 January 2019

Neiman Marcus settles payment card data breach lawsuit

US department store Neiman Marcus has settled a lawsuit with 43 state attorneys general following an investigation into the company’s 2013 data breach.

14 January 2019

Cybersecurity incidents up by two thirds

The number of major cybersecurity incidents has risen by nearly two-thirds in the past three years, according to a Linklaters analysis of think tank data.

14 January 2019

Amazon and Blizzard score victory in data storage patent case

A US federal judge has upheld a decision to invalidate a company’s patent for data storage technology, following a submission by Amazon and video game developer Blizzard Entertainment.

11 January 2019

Vizio nears settlement for smart TV class action

A US court has given preliminary approval to a settlement between smart TV manufacturer Vizio and plaintiffs who allege that the company sold viewing data to advertisers without their consent.

10 January 2019

HPE files to dismiss Russian telecoms lawsuit

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is seeking to dismiss a MegaFon lawsuit over a failed Russian telecommunications system, saying the case should be tried in Russia.

09 January 2019

MoFo promotes three

Morrison Foerster has promoted three data and technology lawyers to partner.

09 January 2019

IBM weather app sued in California

The city of Los Angeles has sued a weather app IBM bought three years ago for allegedly misleading users about how their data would be used.

08 January 2019

Cooley bolsters US cybersecurity offering with Boies Schiller hire

Cooley has added to its US cyber, data and privacy practice with the hire of former Boies Schiller Flexner partner Travis LeBlanc.

08 January 2019

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