Technology Contracts

Overview

With our incident response experience and regulatory knowledge, we are adept at handling technology transactions, including developing agreements and agreement provisions regarding:

  • PCI DSS and PHI
  • Data ownership
  • Data usage
  • Data transfer and sharing
  • Data protection and incident response
  • Compliance with law, company policies, and best practices
  • Data-related representations, warranties, indemnities, liability limitations, and insurance requirements
  • Service level agreements

We handle agreements involving all forms of cloud service (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), video game development, mobile apps, music distribution, geo-location, payment processing, fraud prevention, data analytics, and digital advertising. Our transactional experience encompasses a significant amount of work involving cloud computing deals. We negotiate and advise on due diligence and best practices in cloud transactions. For both enterprise purchasers and cloud service providers, we address issues of liability and indemnification provisions regarding potential data security incidents involving the provider, and its employees and subcontractors, as well as responsibility for cyber insurance coverage.

Recognition

  • Recognized as one of the top law firms for client service, BakerHostetler was named to the 2019 BTI Client Service 30 for the fifth consecutive year.

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Data Privacy Monitor
CCPA Amendments Signed into Law by California Governor
By Kyle R. Fath
October 14, 2019
On Friday, October 11, 2019, California’s governor signed into law each of the six CCPA amendment bills passed by the legislature, bringing some finality and clarity to the scope of the CCPA (at least with respect to details which will not...
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Data Privacy Monitor
CCPA Regs: "This is the meat on the bones…."
By Alan L. Friel
October 10, 2019
“Data is today’s gold. Everyone is rushing to mine data. Here in California, we are not unfamiliar with gold rushes… [in fact,][w]e are better than Captain Kirk and the Enterprise. We are going [with the CCPA regulations] to where no one...
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Data Privacy Monitor
California Bill SB-208 Tackles Pervasive Robocalls
By Kamran Salour
September 27, 2019
On Sept. 11, 2019, the California State Senate approved the Consumer Call Protection Act of 2019, SB-208. The measure seeks to protect consumers from fraudulent robocalls and enact into law provisions that, despite strong support from...
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Data Privacy Monitor
If Signed by Governor, California Bill AB-602 Will Provide Private Right of Action for Victims of Sexually Explicit ‘Deepfakes'
By Kamran Salour
September 26, 2019
AB-602, passed by the California State Senate on September 12, 2019, will, if approved by the governor, create a private right of action against persons who create or disclose another’s sexually explicit content through use of “deepfake”...
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Data Privacy Monitor
AB-1790 Seeks to Add Transparency to the Marketplace/Marketplace Seller Relationship
By Kamran Salour
September 25, 2019
Seeking to increase transparency and, consequently, fairness in the marketplace/marketplace seller commercial relationship, the California State Senate approved AB-1790 Marketplaces: marketplace seller on Sept. 12, 2019. AB-1790 aims to...
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