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Data Licensing & Strategies


McDermott is a leading provider of legal advice regarding regulatory and transactional issues raised by the development and implementation of big-data strategies and platforms. We use a multidisciplinary approach to identify the goals and address the legal needs of clients with valuable data assets. This coordinated methodology distinguishes us from other firms that may view data solely as a regulatory or intellectual property concern.

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  • Advised an EHR vendor with the creation and deployment of de-identified health data sets from patient information, including drafting HIPAA de-identification opinions, developing data de-identification policies and procedures, and negotiating agreements with pharmaceutical and biotech companies seeking access to de-identified data sets
  • Advised a large informatics company on developing a research data acquisition and analysis platform that included federally and privately sourced data
  • Advised a US manufacturer of industrial products on the privacy implications of selling and remotely operating smart devices in the EU

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