A Practical Guide to Data Security & the Protection of Confidential Information
Speakers: Mark Halligan and Kevin Gard
Summary: This presentation will assist the attendees on (i) identifying the attributes of what type of date/information require protection and the related legislative mandates, (ii) establishing sound physical, electronic and human elements of protection, (iii) how to prioritize essential steps in the event of a breach, and (iv) consideration when negotiating contracts inclusive of date security requirements.
Only DCBA Members will receive MCLE credit. Pizza and Salad will be served at 11:45 for those who pre-register.
Speakers Brief Bios
R. Mark Halligan, Esq. of Partner Litigation Chicago, Fisher Broyles, LLP
Mr. Halligan is an accomplished trial lawyer who focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and complex commercial litigation, including antitrust and licensing issues.
Mr. Halligan has successfully represented both individuals and corporations as plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts throughout the United States and Mr. Halligan is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in trade secrets litigation in the United States by Legal 500 and he is recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his exceptional standing in intellectual property law.
In recent years, Mr. Halligan has been a the forefront of international developments in intellectual property law and he is a recognized thought leader in the ever-growing area of trade secrets law having spoken worldwide to numerous organizations and corporations on the topic.
Kevin Gard, VP, Managing Assistant General Counsel at CA Technologies
Kevin Gard has been practicing as an in-house intellectual property transnational attorney for large software companies for more than 20 years. He is a previous presenter, author of articles for the DCBA Brief, and former chairperson of the Intellectual Property Section.