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  • 9 Steps to Take with Outside Counsel to Keep Your IP Litigation Budget in Check

    By Procopio Partners Lisel Ferguson and Frederick Taylor “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” — Mike Tyson Any in-house counsel who has managed intellectual property litigation knows that even after you receive a budget, there can be significant sticker shock once the bills start coming in. Then it is left to that in-house counsel to break the bad news to the CEO of spiraling litigation costs that could wreak havoc on a company’s bottom line. Some of the ...

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  • Six Key Things to Know About the Recently Passed Prop 24 (CPRA)

    By Procopio Partner and Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group Co-Leader Frederick K. Taylor While this election cycle is most notable for what was at the top of the ballot, there are some significant changes coming to the privacy landscape for Californians. The California Privacy Rights Act passed this week, although most of its provisions will not go into effect until January 1, 2023. Now that it’s passed, we have new privacy provisions that work in conjunction with the existing Cal...

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  • The Challenge Under CCPA of Verifying the Identities of Consumers Making Personal Data Requests

    By Procopio Partner and Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group Leader Frederick K. Taylor As we’ve previously reported, the California Attorney General (AG) released draft regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on October 10, 2019. We’ve addressed new requirements in the regulations that aren’t explicitly contained in the CCPA, and the notice provisions and requirements for handling consumer requests. In this article we’ll drill down on what businesses need t...

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