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After News of Data Leak, Google Ramps Up Security and Sunsets Google+

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On October 8, The Wall Street Journal broke the news that, as early as 2015, a flaw in Google’s social media platform, Google+, made it possible for third-party developers to access data from users’ non-public profile fields. Read More ›

California Establishes New Cybersecurity Standards for IoT Devices

Internet of Things cityscape

California has signed into law SB-327, which establishes new cybersecurity standards for devices capable of connecting (directly or indirectly) to the internet and that have a designated IP or Bluetooth address. By some estimates, nearly 12 billion of these internet-connected IoT units are already in use, from smart appliances to wearables, and together comprise what is commonly referred to as the “Internet of Things” (IoT). Read More ›

Drone Services: Don’t fly in the face of IP law

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TL;DR: Drone services companies need to get their drone operators to sign intellectual property assignments and non-disclosure agreements. Drone services companies also need to negotiate intellectual property rights with their customers. Read More ›

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Melissa A. Kern 's practice is focused on negotiating and drafting intellectual property agreements with an emphasis on copyright law, information technology, privacy and information security.

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