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Legal Essentials: Shifting Focus to Data Protection, Cybersecurity and Vendor Management

For an introduction to these areas, visit Taylor's previous video, an Introduction to Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and Third Party Vendor Management. 

In recent years, security risks and data breaches have increased and businesses are working to be better equipped to respond to emergency cyber attack and breach situations.  Read More ›

Categories: Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, IT Contracts, Privacy

Legal Essentials: Biggest Mistakes when Dealing with Copyrights

What is a copyright? A copyright is a form of intellectual property that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, the original work may be used by others. Read More ›

Categories: Copyright, Intellectual Property

Enforceability and Incorporation of Online Terms and Conditions

As the business world becomes increasingly more digital, more and more businesses are providing their standard terms and conditions online. Frequently, businesses will then attempt to incorporate those online terms and conditions into their written contracts. Read More ›

Categories: Compliance, Contracts

Legal Essentials: An Introduction to Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and Third Party Vendor Management

With the rise of data breaches and regulatory enforcement, businesses must acknowledge cybersecurity and data privacy issues as significant business risks. Read More ›

Categories: Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Digital Assets, IT Contracts

Million Dollar Baby: Licensing Terms to Protect Your Ideas

You have an idea, a million dollar invention! You have applied for and received a patent to protect that invention, but now what? One way to make money with your invention is to license your intellectual property rights to a third-party for production or use. Read More ›

Categories: Intellectual Property, Licensing, Patents, Startup

California Enacts Sweeping Privacy Legislation

On June 28, California governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. The Act will significantly impact companies (including many based outside of California) and United States legislation in the coming months, although it is unclear whether the new law will serve as an example for other states or an outlier. Importantly, the Act contains a number of "GDPR-like" features, making it the most restrictive data privacy law that the United States has ever seen. Read More ›

Categories: Cloud Computing, Did you Know?, Digital Assets, Privacy

Legal Essentials: How to Select a Trademark for your Business

Planning on starting your own business? One of the first things that you should do is select a trademark. Read More ›

Categories: Copyright, Trademarks

Cybersecurity Concerns in Health Care

Health care systems are eager to adapt to newer technology and widespread network options, all in the name of giving patients the best possible care. However, this comes with a price: more outlets for hackers to breach valuable data.  Read More ›

Categories: Cybersecurity, Electronic Health Records

GDPR Has Arrived and My Company Isn't Ready. Now What?

It's not hyperbole to say that the General Data Protection Regulation's May 25th enforcement date marks one of the largest shifts in the history of privacy laws. Read More ›

Categories: Cloud Computing, Compliance, Cybersecurity, Digital Assets, Liability, News, Privacy

Provisions for Vendor Contracts

This is the second article in a series on Third Party and Vendor Management. The first article discussed pertinent considerations for vendor contracts in the context of cybersecurity. Read More ›

Categories: Contracts, Cybersecurity, Did you Know?, Digital Assets