Region: United States of America

Gunderson Dettmer promotes two US technology lawyers

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian has promoted Aaron Fiske and Brendan McCarthy in its California offices.

19 December 2018

Willkie opens Palo Alto office

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired two partners from Paul Hastings to open an office in Palo Alto.

17 December 2018

Judge narrows Teradata software lawsuit

A California federal court has dismissed Teradata’s trade secret allegations against software company SAP, but allowed the lawsuit’s antitrust law and copyright infringement claims.

14 December 2018

Amazon Web Services sued over cloud patent infringement

A computer storage and management company has sued Amazon for alleged infringement of three cloud computing patents.

13 December 2018

Congress slams Equifax breach response

A report by the US House of Representatives has called the credit agency’s 2017 data breach “entirely preventable” and urged the Federal Trade Commission’s powers be boosted.

12 December 2018

DomainTools looks to overturn data scraping injunction

Domain name analysis company DomainTools has asked a US court to overturn a preliminary injunction stopping it from using New Zealand domain name data.

11 December 2018

King & Spalding elects data security partner

King & Spalding has promoted data security counsel Elizabeth Adler to partner in its Atlanta office.

11 December 2018

Healthcare IT company sued over data breach

Twelve US states are suing Medical Informatics Engineering (MIE) following a data breach in May 2015 that compromised the information of 3.9 million individuals.

10 December 2018

Delaware Supreme Court upholds Fresenius/Akorn decision

Delaware’s highest state court has confirmed that healthcare company Fresenius was entitled to pull out of its multibillion-dollar acquisition of Akorn after finding that the generic drugmaker had misrepresented the state of its data.

10 December 2018

Plaintiffs lack standing to pursue Mercy Health, US federal court rules

An Ohio federal court has thrown out a putative class action lawsuit against the state’s largest health system, after finding that alleged systematic security failures were insufficient for the case to proceed.

07 December 2018

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