Frank A. Pugliese

Partner

New York
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Overview

Focusing on technology law and outsourcing, Frank Pugliese has a broad range of experience representing vendors and customers in a multitude of industries as a result of technology's prevalence in modern businesses. Ultimately, Frank is a deal maker, solving his clients' problems with creative solutions in order to achieve long-lasting positive results.

Frank is a regular contributor to BakerHostetler's Data Privacy Monitor blog, offering commentary on data privacy and information security topics.

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  • Represented one of the largest blood centers in the country in outsourcing its IT department, including application development and staff. Led negotiation, drafted documents and advised the client.
  • Represented a major cosmetics company in procurement and implementation of a global enterprise resource planning system. Led the negotiation of system development.
  • Represented a community health organization in the acquisition of a cloud-based electronic health record system.
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Experience

  • Represented one of the largest blood centers in the country in outsourcing its IT department, including application development and staff. Led negotiation, drafted documents and advised the client.
  • Represented a major cosmetics company in procurement and implementation of a global enterprise resource planning system. Led the negotiation of system development.
  • Represented a community health organization in the acquisition of a cloud-based electronic health record system.
  • Represented one of the leading e-commerce solution vendors in licensing and managed-service transactions.
  • Represented the developer of an interactive application in a dispute with the NFL for use of an application in conjunction with Thursday night football viewing.
  • Represented a major investment bank in the development, licensing and maintenance transaction for the creation of its energy commodities trading platform.
  • Represented a major New York hospital in an outsourcing agreement for the operation of its data center and maintenance and development of its software applications, and in an inter-entity transition services agreement as part of the hospital’s unwinding of an earlier merger.
  • Represented a global media company in an e-commerce fulfillment services transaction.
  • Represented a national commercial property owner in an outsourcing transaction involving call center operations. 
  • Represented a commercial bank in an ASP arrangement for hosting of its commercial loan portfolio business. 
  • Represented a national commercial property owner in the outsourcing of its real estate accounting department. 
  • Represented a national telecommunications provider for provision of high-speed internet access for the resort hotels of a major U.S. theme park. 
  • Represented a major cable company in the development of a dedicated telecommunications network. 
  • Represented the owner of U.S. convention centers in the creation of wireless hot spots in its facilities.
  • Represented a short message service (SMS) provider in the creation of customer, reseller and OEM agreement templates.
  • Represented a technology firm providing SMS, including assisting the client with the creation of customer, reseller and OEM agreement templates.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • Who's Who Legal: Information Technology (2013 to 2016)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2008 to 2018)
    • New York: Information Technology Law
    • New York: Technology Law
      • Best Lawyers® 2012 "Lawyer of the Year"
  • New York "Super Lawyer" (2006, 2009 to 2011, 2014)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • ITechLaw

Community

  • Rye Brook Technology and Communications Commission

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • Connecticut
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1991
  • B.A., New York University, 1988, cum laude

Blog

In The Blogs

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Data Privacy Monitor
Best Cybersecurity Practices for Healthcare Organizations – Ransomware Prevention
By Kathryn Carey, Aleksandra Vold
February 8, 2019
This article is part of a series of blog posts exploring the recommendations and guidance Health & Human Services (HHS) provides to healthcare organizations in its “Cybersecurity Best Practices” report. For previous articles in the series...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Insurance Data Security Model Law Picks Up Steam
By Andreas T. Kaltsounis, Shea M. Leitch
February 6, 2019
Three states recently enacted variations of the National Association of Insurance Commissioner’s (NAIC) Insurance Data Security Model Law (MDL-668), based on the landmark cybersecurity requirements issued by the New York Department of...
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Data Privacy Monitor
What Can We Learn From the Healthcare Data Breach ‘Wall of Shame'?
By Eric A. Packel
February 4, 2019
In addition to dealing with the public outcry and regulatory scrutiny resulting from a healthcare data breach, covered entities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (or their business associates) are required to...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Washington State Proposes Sweeping Privacy Legislation
By Andreas T. Kaltsounis, Shea M. Leitch
February 4, 2019
On Jan. 17, 2019, a new privacy law was proposed in the Washington state Senate. If passed, the Washington Privacy Act would impose far-reaching responsibilities on companies to protect the privacy of “personal data.” Lifting many...
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Data Privacy Monitor
The Use of Smart Speakers in the Healthcare Industry
February 1, 2019
Smart speakers are voice-activated, internet-connected devices with an integrated virtual assistant that can answer questions, follow instructions and control other smart devices. Nearly one in five U.S. adults has access to a smart...
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