May 2nd - 4th, 2018

Paris, France


Who else is coming » Peter A. Blenkinsop

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Peter A. Blenkinsop is a partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. He advises clients on data privacy, research compliance, and e-health. He co-chairs the firm’s Information Privacy, Security & Governance practice. Peter represents clients in the life sciences, health, nutrition, and technology sectors, among others. Peter also helps manage the International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium and Medical Device Privacy Consortium. In these roles, he has been instrumental in crafting industry comments on legislative and regulatory proposals related to data privacy in the US and European Union. 

Peter works with clients in the development of privacy policies and procedures, including overarching privacy policies, and policies and procedures for sales and marketing, research, and human resources. He also assists in the development of IT security policies and security incident response plans and procedures. Peter has worked with a leading nutrition company, a large auto manufacturer, and dozens of the top pharmaceutical and medical device companies on privacy and security projects, analyzing specific programs and activities, providing advice on compliance with relevant laws, conducting large-scale privacy gap assessments to compare practices to legal requirements and best practices, and assisting companies in development of data protection programs. He regularly advises on cross-border data transfer questions and matters necessitating the collection of personal data from outside the US (e.g., international legal discovery).

Peter also advises companies on compliance with U.S. FDA and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requirements related to the marketing of drugs, devices, and consumer healthcare products. This includes advising companies on development of mobile health applications, health websites, and health and fitness wearables.

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