Area of focus

Health Privacy and Cybersecurity

Whether we’re working to respond to a cyberattack or data breach, or helping develop privacy and security compliance programs, the Hogan Lovells team is ready. We can help you build innovative products, programs, and systems that allow you to collect, use, and process data in ways that best meet your needs.


Representative experience

Successfully represented Anthem and helped drive a favorable resolution of the HHS OCR regulatory investigation and related litigation related to high-profile data breach.

Created and implemented HIPAA and privacy compliance programs for numerous health care and life sciences companies.

Working with numerous pharmaceutical and life science companies in connection with their review and development of privacy compliance programs.

Advising a leading biotech company on data privacy matters with regard to clinical trials in the EU involving both Pan-European strategic advice and detailed country-specific guidance.

Advising a large medical device manufacturer on numerous and wide-ranging issues, including connected health initiatives, HIPAA compliance and incident response, investigations, and reporting.

Published Works

USA: Staying secure - FDA's evolving approach to medical device cybersecurity DataGuidance

As the introduction of new medical devices continues to become a major part of the US health care sector, the mitigation of cybersecurity risks to such devices is an area of increasing...

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Regulatory Insights for Life Sciences and Health Care Investments: Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Investing in the life sciences industry without an understanding of the key regulatory factors that could determine a product’s success or failure could cost you millions of dollars.

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Proposed changes to FDA guidance for the content of premarket submissions for management of cybersecurity in medical devices: What you should know Medical Device Alert

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the agency) has been busy.

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Post-market medical devices, cybersecurity, and the U.S. FDA’s growing concerns

From insulin pumps and pacemakers to defibrillators, medical devices increasingly rely on wireless and internet connectivity for efficient operations. Unfortunately, these interconnections...

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