Type: News
Date: 02/12/2014

Litigating in the “Brave New World” — Remedying Cyberattacks and Data Breaches

Taft is the lead sponsor of the March 20 presentation to members of the Association of Corporate Counsel – America, Northeast Ohio Chapter. The seminar will address the trending topic of cyberattacks and data breaches, how they are negatively impacting businesses, and the litigation and other options for remedying them.

Program Details:
Thursday, March 20, 2014

8:00-8:30 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:00 a.m.
Seminar Program

Embassy Suites Cleveland-Rockside
5800 Rockside Woods Blvd.
Independence, Ohio  44131
Free on-site parking.

ACC Members: $20  /  Non-Members: $40
Non-refundable. Free to Law Students.
Includes Continental Breakfast.

This course has been approved by the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.50 total CLE hours.

Taft Speakers:
David H. Wallace, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Litigation group, practices in the area of complex business litigation, including national class action litigation, intellectual property litigation, Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation, cybersecurity matters, employment litigation and construction law. 

Philip R. Bautista is a partner with extensive experience in matters involving intellectual property. He advises clients on the management of their trademark portfolios and on the protecting and licensing of their brands. He has litigated numerous cases involving patents, copyrights and trade secrets.

Michael H. Diamant's practice encompasses all aspects of intellectual property, trade secret, and computer-related law issues. He has litigated technology and computer-related matters before numerous courts and arbitration panels.

Michael J. Zbiegien represents companies in nation-wide class actions, consumer issues, employment issues, and insurance rates. He has experience in disputes related to technology issues, intellectual property, social media and cybersecurity issues.

Guest speaker John Kneiss is underwriting manager at Chubb Specialty Insurance. He currently manages the Northern Ohio underwriting operations and is responsible for all specialty lines of business, including the fastest-growing new product offering, Cybersecurity. Chubb’s Cybersecurity policy is the chosen solution by the American Hospital Association and the American Bar Endowment.

Taft clients may register by calling Kathy Major, Director of Marketing, at (216) 706-3958 or by emailing kmajor@taftlaw.com.

ACC questions? Please contact Nancy Schneider at (440) 984-2246 or neoacca@centurytel.net.

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