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TECHNOLOGY, OUTSOURCING, AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
Contract Corner
If you have been involved with SaaS agreements or agreements that are for, or are enabled by, cloud services, you have seen or even drafted provisions relating to the right to use data processed on or generated through the use of the cloud platform.
Morgan Lewis outsourcing partners Barbara Melby and Mike Pierides will kick off the new year with a webinar discussing the promises and challenges of the outsourcing industry in 2021.
The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 was signed into law on December 4, resulting in the first federal regulation of the Internet of Things (IoT).
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed New York State Senate Bill S01475, which reforms New York State law surrounding automatic renewals for consumer contracts, on November 11.
The World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) held its third “Conversation on Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence” on November 4, 2020, to discuss its revised issues paper on Intellectual Property Policy and Artificial Intelligence.
Contract Corner
You signed a deal with the US subsidiary of an India-based service provider, and the Indian parent issued a guaranty. Several years later, you are now amending the original master services agreement (MSA) to add to the scope or extend the term, and you are faced with the question of whether you need the guarantor to reconfirm that the guaranty continues in effect to the MSA, as amended— the best course of action is that you do.
Contract Corner
When a company desires to develop technology, it has two options: develop the technology in-house by its employees, or contract with a third-party developer to develop the technology. Any time a company contracts with a third party to develop technology for the company, one of the key issues in the agreement should be allocation of intellectual property ownership.
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently handed down two of the largest fines relating to a data breach in UK history.
Please join us on November 11 for a webinar discussing Russian privacy laws. Technology, outsourcing, and commercial transactions partners Anastasia Dergacheva and Ksenia Andreeva will discuss privacy regulations worldwide and trends for 2021, with a focus on Russian privacy law.
Contract Corner
The use of aggregated data by technology service providers is quite common in today’s landscape, and something that even traditionally cautious customers have become amenable to in the right circumstances and subject to proper limitations.