Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton have agreed to merge effective April 1, 2020.
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Joseph C. Guagliardo, a partner and a co-leader of Pepper Hamilton's Technology Group and chair of the Blockchain Practice, was mentioned in the June 26, 2019 Philadelphia Magazine article, "Philly's Life Sciences Industry Is Finally Coming Around to Blockchain."
In the fall, Thomas Jefferson University’s Institute of Emerging Health Professions will begin offering a first-of-its-kind graduate certificate known as Blockchain for Health Care. While several universities across the country have begun offering courses in blockchain and cryptocurrency, Jefferson's will be the first graduate certificate program in the country that teaches blockchain specifically for use in life science and healthcare.
[Michael McCoy, blockchain implementation manager for Accenture,] and Pepper Hamilton LLP partner Joseph Guagliardo will teach the four-course curriculum that is designed to walk students through the basics of blockchain technology, from privacy, ethics and regulatory issues to potential applications and 'real world' use in healthcare.