Frank A. Pugliese

Partner

New York
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F +1.212.589.4201

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
FTC Takes Action Against Individual Social Media Influencers
By Stephanie A. Lucas
September 26, 2017
Advertisers’ and brands’ use of social media influencers has continued to grow in importance as brands seek to reach new consumers while marketing to a widespread demographic. Traditionally, influencers are known as people who leverage...
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Data Privacy Monitor
European Court Provides Further Clarity on Employee Monitoring
By Emily R. Fedeles, Nichole L. Sterling
September 20, 2017
The September 5, 2017, decision of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Barbulescu v Romania (Barbulescu) has interrupted a recent trend toward limiting privacy in the European workplace. The Barbulescu...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Privacy Shield Update: Ahead of First Joint Review, Europeans Remain Skeptical as FTC Announces Enforcement Actions
By Emily R. Fedeles, Melinda L. McLellan
September 12, 2017
On September 8, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced enforcement actions against three companies alleged to have falsely claimed participation in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. The move follows several months of...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Industry Watchdog Reminds Digital Advertisers of the Importance of Providing Consumers With Transparency and Choice in Latest Enforcement Actions
By Alan L. Friel
August 28, 2017
Two digital advertising companies, Adbrain and Exponential Interactive, were cited in recent decisions by the Better Business Bureau’s Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program (OIBAAP) for not complying with the online...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Uber Settles With FTC Over Allegedly Deceptive Privacy And Data Security Practices
August 25, 2017
Uber, the ride-hailing giant, agreed this week to implement a comprehensive privacy program and to undergo 20 years of privacy and data security audits in order to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that Uber did not...
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