Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks of Telemedicine

Recent events will significantly spur the use of telemedicine. The last two decades have already seen a surge in the use of telemedicine prompted by the advent of economical person-to-person video transmissions. Telemedicine has been a revolution in medical examinations, consultations, and treatment. For example, the Veteran’s Administration recently expanded the use of telemedicine for… READ MORE

Revised California Consumer Privacy Act Regulations Published: Some Help Provided, But Vast Uncertainty Remains

Recently, the California Attorney General’s Office (“AG”) issued two sets of modifications to the regulations that are meant to govern application and enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). An original set of proposed regulations was issued in October 2019. A second set was issued on February 7, 2020 and then a… READ MORE

Recent Trends in TCPA “Autodialer” Decisions: Restrictions May be Easing

  Many businesses use automated text messaging and direct cellphone calls with customers as a major part of their sales and marketing. However, these direct marketing strategies can be legally risky. Automated calls or texts made to cellphones are regulated by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) passed in 1991. See 47 U.S.C. § 227… READ MORE

How to Respond to Amazon Suspending Your Seller Account

  More than ever before, third-party sellers on Amazon are generating higher levels of sales.  In 2018, small and midsize businesses (SMBs) made $1 million more in sales than they had in 2017.  In addition, the number of small and medium businesses operating as third-party sellers skyrocketed.  At first glance, this is a win-win result… READ MORE

Protecting Your IP by Seizing Payment Accounts of Overseas Infringers

  When trying to protect your intellectual property from infringement, an overseas infringer is one of the most vexing legal problems. Even if the infringer is brought under the jurisdiction of the US courts via one of many long-arm statutes, the assets of an overseas infringer may be difficult to reach if a judgment is… READ MORE

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