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Kristin Bryan is a litigator experienced in the efficient resolution of privacy matters, including class action and multidistrict litigation, in courts nationwide.  As a natural extension of her experience litigating data privacy disputes, Kristin is also experienced in providing business-oriented privacy advice to a wide range of clients, with a particular focus on companies handling consumers’ personal data. Kristin is admitted to practice in both New York and Ohio and currently the co-chair of the International Association of Privacy Professional’s KnowledgeNet for Cleveland.

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Arbitration agreements are increasingly common for manufacturers of consumer electronics equipment (you read all of those small print terms and conditions when you purchased your new smart phone, right?).  A case this year underscored how companies can proactively use binding arbitration agreements to manage litigation risk.  In re: Wyze Data Incident Litigation, Case No.

No supply chain is immune from cyberattacks.  This includes, unfortunately, in regards to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Yesterday the US Homeland Security Department issued a warning that a series of cyberattacks is underway aimed at the companies and government organizations that will be distributing coronavirus vaccines around the world.  Specifically, the attacks target the COVID-19 cold

‘Tis the season.

Cybercrimes always increase during the holidays, but this year could reach new threat levels. With COVID-19 (and as confirmed by the decreased Black Friday foot traffic versus the increased Cyber Monday sales), Americans are expected to do most of their holiday shopping online this year.  In response to this development, the Cybersecurity

Lydia de la Torre is a frequent CPW contributor with deep insight and knowledge on cutting edge developments in data privacy and cybersecurity.  For some of the fantastic pieces she has co-authored recently, see here and here.  Well, we are very pleased to share that the legal publication Daily Journal has selected Lydia among

Readers of CPW already know about Bryant involving litigation under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).  That is because earlier this year in a closely watched decision the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Plaintiff in Bryant adequately alleged Article III standing (for some of her BIPA claims)—meaning that the case could

For those of you who happened to somehow miss CPW’s prior coverage of the impact of the November election on data privacy litigation, not to worry.  CPW’s Lydia de la Torre, Glenn Brown, Kristin Bryan and Aaron Garavaglia have an article in Law360 expanding upon their prior analysis.  As they explain:

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