Peter Guffin and Vivek Rao Co-author Maine Health and Pharma Overview for OneTrust DataGuidance.

Pierce Atwood attorneys Peter Guffin and Vivek Rao have authored a Guidance Note recently published by OneTrust DataGuidance that summarizes the data privacy and security laws and regulations in Maine governing the health and pharmaceutical sectors, health care and prescription drug information and scientific research.  The Guidance Note includes a discussion of the role of the Maine Health Data Organization and the treatment of special categories of sensitive health information, including information relating to mental health, HIV status, communicable diseases (such as COVID-19), and substance abuse.

Please click here to read the complete guidance, published by OneTrust DataGuidance.

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Pierce Atwood partner Peter J. Guffin is Chair of the firm’s Privacy and Data Security Practice Group, Visiting Professor of Practice at the University of Maine School of Law and co-director of the school’s Information Privacy Law Program, and a frequent author and speaker on the subject of privacy law, cybersecurity, governance, and compliance.

Vivek J. Rao specializes in data privacy and security matters, technology and intellectual property transactions and licensing agreements, and trademark prosecution and enforcement.