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Does CCPA Apply to You? (10 Months to Go)

California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will go into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA can apply to businesses even if they do not have offices or employees in California.  For-profit businesses that collect or use personal information, do business in California, and meet certain thresholds (revenue or data collection) should know their CCPA obligations. The California AG’s office is currently working on regulations implementing CCPA and amendments are proposed in California legislature.  We will continue to provide updates as the law evolves.

Does CCPA Apply to You? (10 Months to Go)

California’s new Consumer Privacy Protection Act (“CCPA”) goes into effect January 1, 2020. It can also reach activities conducted outside of California. CCPA breaks new ground in US privacy law, though organizations that are subject to complying with the EU’s GDPR may find complying with CCPA less of an adjustment in their data practices.

Businesses collecting and using personal data of California consumers (defined broadly enough to cover consumers, employees, business contacts and others) should know their CCPA obligations. Non-compliant businesses may be subject to up to $2500 per violation and $7500 for each intentional violation.

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Theodore Claypoole, Intellectual Property Attorney, Womble Carlyle, private sector lawyer, data breach legal counsel, software development law
Senior Partner

As a Partner of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, Ted leads the firm’s IP Transaction Team, as well as data breach incident response teams in the public and private sectors. Ted addressed information security risk management, and cross-border data transfer issue, including those involving the European Union and the Data Protection Safe Harbor. He also negotiates and prepares business process outsourcing, distribution, branding, software development, hosted application and electronic commerce agreements for all types of companies.

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Nadia Aram, Womble Carlyle, Intellectual Property Attorney, technology licensing lawyer, commercial agreements legal counsel, private securities law
Associate

Nadia advises clients in a variety of business transactions involving the use and commercialization of intellectual property and technology. She has experience drafting and negotiating a broad variety of contracts, including technology licenses, services, consulting and other complex commercial agreements to help clients realize the value of their assets day-to-day, and as part of strategic product and technology acquisitions and divestitures. Nadia also practices in the areas of franchise law, and advertising, sweepstakes & promotions law, including advising clients...

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Taylor Ey, Intellectual property attorney, Womble Carlyle, Law Firm
Associate

Taylor is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Womble Carlyle’s Research Triangle Park Office.

Education

J.D. | 2016 | Wake Forest University School of Law | cum laude | Notes and Comments Editor, Wake Forest Law Review, 2015-2016 | Teaching Assistant, Legal Analysis, Writing and Research I & II, Writing for Judicial Chambers

M.S. |2012 | The Ohio State University | Biomedical Engineering

B.S. | 2011 | The Ohio State University | Biomedical Engineering | Minor, Life Sciences | cum laude

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