Secretariat to the Medical Device Privacy Consortium
Peter Blenkinsop is an attorney in the Government & Regulatory Affairs Practice Group of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Peter advises companies on compliance issues raised by US federal and state privacy laws such as HIPAA, the HITECH Act, COPPA, the CAN-SPAM Act, and the Junk Fax Prevention Act. In this role, he assists clients in identifying privacy risks and developing information management strategies. He also advises companies on international data transfer issues under the EU Data Protection Directive and other foreign privacy laws. Peter also assists in the management of several special-purpose industry consortia, including the International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium (IPPC) and the Medical Device Privacy Consortium (MDPC). Peter received his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A., cum laude, from Yale University.