Minneapolis - St. Paul Chapter Meeting - GDPR and Cybersecurity

  • 11 Oct 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Robins Kaplan LLP 800 LaSalle Avenue, Suite 2800Minneapolis, MN 5540

The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), a European Union individual data protection law, became fully enforceable on May 25, 2018.

Obtaining discovery materials from the EU has been notoriously difficult for some time. The EU’s recently implemented GDPR serves to add further concerns to this mix when dealing with materials that include personal data. We will highlight some of these concerns and how to address them. Later, we will take a step back and look at Cybersecurity issues generally, highlighting potential pitfalls and strategies to address them.

Presenter: Eric Chad, Esq., Merchant & Gould P.C.

Eric is an attorney practicing in the areas of intellectual property litigation, data privacy, and information security at the law firm of Merchant & Gould. Eric earned both his bachelor’s degree and his JD from the University of Minnesota, where he also served as an adjunct professor from 2010 to 2013. In his decade at Merchant, Eric has worked on a wide variety of interesting cases involving subject matter as varied as systems for monitoring the cleaning practices of hospital staff to the publicity rights of Michael Jordan.

Special thanks to our lunch sponsor Shepherd Data Services, Inc.

1 CLE credit will be applied for in Minnesota.

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