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June 22, 2017  Gerry gave the Keynote Breakfast Speech on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things and then participated in a panel discussing Government Cybersecurity Issues and Cyber Threat at the CIO Government Technology Conference in Philadelphia.  Click here for the page where you can download his presentation.

June 14, 2017 Gerry Elman spoke at the Digital Transformation & Security Roundtable on legal aspects of cybersecurity, at a Lunch and Learn sponsored by Wrklodz (IPR International), 401 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

June 14, 2017 Gerry also attended the Smart City Summit and Expo of the LoRa Alliance at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.  LoRaWAN is the wide-area wireless technology being rolled out by Comcast business unit machineQ to facilitate applications for the Internet of Things.

June 9-10, 2017  Gerry participated in the Comcast/machineQ Smart City Hackathon in Center City Philadelphia, helping to build an Internet of Things solution for “smarter,” more responsive city infrastructure. This included hands-on experience with the long range wireless technology being rolled out by Comcast subsidiary machineQ. Along with others on Team 12, he proposed a system for logging potholes in streets.

Elman Technology Law attorneys Gerry J. Elman and Joshua D. WaterstonJune 9, 2017  Josh Waterston and Gerry Elman hosted a panel discussion at the Delaware County Bar Association’s annual Bench-Bar Conference.   They discussed Cyber Threat Management with attorney Craig Huffman and Judges Scanlon and Bradley of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.  Location: Skytop Lodge in the Poconos.

June 1, 2017  Gerry Elman spoke at the Pennsylvania Intellectual Property Forum on current litigation questioning the constitutionality of the power to invalidate patent claims that has been delegated to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  NEWSFLASH: On June 12, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the requested appeal.  He also discussed recent Supreme Court decisions on where patent infringement suits can take place, and exhaustion of the patent owner’s right to prevent resale of the product. Location: Media, PA

Gerry’s keynote presentation to the 2017 CIO Government Technology Conference

Download Gerry’s presentation on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things

On June 22, 2017, Gerry gave the keynote speech to the CIO Government Technology Conference in Philadelphia, speaking abut "Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things." IoT presents multiple opportunities and challenges in today's hyper-connected society. What will the future bring?

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Also see further info about Gerry’s presentation at the IFAI Expo in New Orleans, September 26-28, 2017, and sign up for a one-on-one Mentor Meeting.

Will your underwear talk to the internet?

Will your underwear become a node on the Internet of Things? Gerry Elman attended the Greater Philadelphia Smart Fabrics Conference at Drexel University’s Center for Functional Fabrics on May 9, 2017.  He enjoyed learning more about the Smart Belly Band for pregnant moms, developed in the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab at Drexel’s ExCITe Center.

Gerry continues to hone his cutting-edge expertise on the implications of intellectual property and cybersecurity law for this burgeoning field of technological development.

Drexel's Smart Belly Band shown at Chemical Heritage Foundation Museum

Drexel’s Smart Belly Band shown at Chemical Heritage Foundation Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

As a speaker and mentor at the Advanced Textiles Conference of IFAI Expo in New Orleans this September, he will be sharing that expertise with entrepreneurs shaping the future.

Interested in Smart Cities?

On June 9-10, 2017, Gerry will participate in the Comcast/machineQ Smart City Hackathon in Center City Philadelphia, helping to build an Internet of Things solution for “smarter,” more responsive city infrastructure.  This includes hands-on experience with the long range wireless technology being rolled out by Comcast subsidiary machineQ.

If you’re envisioning developments in this field, make plans to join him at one of these events. Or send a note via the Contact Us form on this page.

Also keep in mind that Gerry co-hosts the TriState.IoT Meetup, which draws participants from Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey.  In-person meetings are typically in the vicinity of Radnor and Paoli, PA, and some are webinars.  For ongoing updates on their doings, join the Meetup for free.

Gerry Elman spoke on Privacy & Security for the Internet of Things Dec. 8, 2016

IoT – Privacy and Security (regulatory aspects)- Gerry Elman (Technology Lawyer)

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016, 6:30 PM

Paoli Library
18 Darby Rd Paoli, PA

20 IoTian Went

Hello IoTians!You are invited to an educational session involving legal/regulatory aspects of IoT Privacy and Security.The issues are as current as recent headlines:Was your voting machine hacked???  Presidential candidate Jill Stein has asked for a recount in Pennsylvania.On October 21, 2016, consumers were unable to reach Netflix, Twitter, CN…

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The issues are as current as recent headlines:

  • Was your voting machine hacked??? Presidential candidate Jill Stein has asked for a recount in Pennsylvania.
  • On October 21, 2016, consumers were unable to reach Netflix, Twitter, CNN and several other well-known websites. This was because Dyn, a provider of core Internet services for these sites, was in the midst of a global Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack via a botnet composed of malware-infected IoT devices such as DVRs, home monitors, and webcams.
  • How private are your personal details when your Fitbit or Apple Watch broadcasts your heart rate and GPS location?
  • Is our safety and privacy being sacrificed during the rapid spread of Internet-connected gizmos such as TV sets, security cameras, thermostats, refrigerators and even front door locks?

Join us to explore these issues, and to learn about efforts to address them by Congress, government agencies, and private standards-development companies such as UL.

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Thank You to TPNG for hosting Gerry Elman and Joshua Waterston’s presentation “Cybersecurity Technical and Legal Challenges (You Can’t Just Check the Box)”

On September 22, 2016, Elman Technology Law attorneys Gerry Elman and Joshua Waterston gave a presentation on “Cybersecurity Technical and Legal Challenges (You Can't Just Check the Box)” to the Philadelphia chapter of the Technology Professionals Networking Group (TPNG).  Attendees included Information Technology professionals of varied interests and backgrounds – entrepreneurs, directors, consultants, analysts and more.  The presentation focused on the importance of organizations having a proactive and holistic approach to cybersecurity, rather than on a reactive and top-down approach.  A cost-effective method is to request a Cybersecurity Legal Audit, which Elman Technology Law offers as a service to clients.  Gerry, Josh and the attendees shared their individual experiences and discussed potential problems and solutions to thorny legal and logistical cybersecurity problems.  The presentation was well-received and Gerry and Josh are grateful to TPNG’s fine leadership for the opportunity.

For a free copy of our presentation (or to drop us a line), click here.  To find out more about how Elman Technology Law can protect your company, call us at 610-892-9942.

About TPNG:

The TPNG of Philadelphia has been in existence since 2003.  Through TPNG, IT professionals support one another through generosity and camaraderie.  The TPNG is a terrific opportunity to share business contacts, technology resources, and career information with like-minded professionals.  Click here for TPNG’s LinkedIn page.

Elman Technology Law, P.C. is a boutique law firm located in Media, Pennsylvania. Our cybersecurity practice is an outgrowth of our extensive experience with intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, and various protective agreements), and helping clients navigate the ever-changing landscape of online business law.

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