Copyright Rule Sparks Cybersecurity, IP Concerns For Device Makers

By Kelly Lienhard / January 20, 2022 at 11:43 AM
Medical device manufacturers say the Library of Congress’ final rule that allows third parties to access medical device data outputs and computing systems will make it easier for people to hack into medical devices and access sensitive data, which could jeopardize patient safety and threaten device makers’ intellectual property protections. FDA and the U.S. Copyright Office, however, say the rule will give patients better access to their own personal data without burdening manufacturers. At issue is a final rule, “Exemption...

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