Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA)

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Earlier this week, the Illinois Supreme Court denied a petition for rehearing of its decision in Cothron v. White Castle, a case which has tremendous implications on the effect of Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). As previously covered here on PW, the Court’s decision in February concluded that that each separate incident which is a violation of BIPA constitutes a distinct and separately actionable violation of the statute. In other words, plaintiffs may seek to collect liquidated damages per violation—$1,000 per violation, $5,000 per intentional/reckless violation—instead of per plaintiff, even if a plaintiff alleges daily violations over the course of years. This week’s ruling leaves in place the Cothron decision and its exponential expansion of the scope of damages that may be sought by an individual plaintiff.Continue Reading Illinois Supreme Court Refuses to Reconsider Decision That BIPA Claims Accrue Individually with Each Violation

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Selfie ID Biometric Verification Vendor’s

One of the most notable trends in Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) class action litigation is the marked increase in the number of class actions targeting third-party biometric technology vendors, such as identity authentication systems and employee timekeeping devices. Importantly, because these vendors do not maintain any direct relationship with the end users of

Last month, Kristin Bryan and Kyle Fath discussed the rapidly evolving realm of biometric data law and offered unique perspectives, both from advisory and litigation standpoints, on the complex challenges and concerns associated with the privacy in the area of biometrics.

Kristin and Kyle discuss biometric data and the current and forthcoming legal and

Our SPB lawyers are well known for thought leadership across many platforms, and that tradition continues over the coming weeks. Please join us for any or all of the events detailed in this post which will cover a variety of topics including AI and automated decision-making, digital advertising, biometric data, privacy by design, state privacy law compliance, privacy and ESG, and China cross-border data transfers. For more information, contact the presenters or your SPB relationship attorney.
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Several months ago, you may have seen social media filled with artistic renditions of your connections as paintings, cartoons, or other artistic styles. These renditions came from Lensa, an app by which users upload “selfies” or other photos, which the app processes to generate artistic images of the user. Lensa, which is owned by Prisma

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