The Legal Office of the Spanish Data Protection Agency (the “SDPA”) has issued on 17 June 2021 a legal report addressing various issues related to the processing of data in the context of health research in the form of clinical trials. Specifically, this report analyzes the legal position of the sponsor, the monitor and the healthcare centers in relation to the processing of trial patient data, and in particular of the clinical history.
José María Méndez is a partner in Baker McKenzie´s Madrid office. He has over 17 years of experience in the area of intellectual property and media law. He is a member of the European Intellectual Property Practice Group, as well as the Global Media Committee. Mr. Méndez has been named by the most prestigious legal directories as a leading practitioner in intellectual property and media law.