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What's Next: Biometrics Law 101: The Lawsuits Are Coming + Does a New Copyright Law Mean Extinction for Memes?

Law.com

27 Mar 2019

Morrison & Foerster partner Julie O’Neill and associate Max Phillip Zidel discuss how companies can collect and use biometric data without becoming an easy target for litigation in the Law.com article entitled, “What's Next: Biometrics Law 101: The Lawsuits Are Coming + Does a New Copyright Law Mean Extinction for Memes?”

They discussed a case from the Illinois Supreme Court in late January that was a game changer, Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment, in which court held that a violation of the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act, or BIPA, is enough to confer standing even without a concrete showing of harm. O’Neill and Zidel further highlight the emerging conflict on BIPA between state and federal courts.

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