Top 6 reasons to do a trademark search BEFORE you name your business or product When you start a business or bring a new product to market, you may not be thinking about first doing a trademark search. Why spend money on lawyers instead of investing in the business, right? Wrong! Not hiring a lawyer [...]
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On December 18th, 2018, we hosted a discussion with the Data Protection Advisory Council, on the topic of Trade Secrets: an Essential Element of Your Intellectual Property Strategy. Companies generally have records of their intellectual property (“IP”) in the categories of patent, trademark, and copyright. But most overlook the value of their data that would [...]
At the National CIO Government Technology Conference held on Oct. 25, 2018 at the Pyramid Club in Philadelphia. Gerry Elman and Austin Morris of Morris Risk Management co-presented the lunch keynote on “Cyber Security and Cyber Risk Management”. Josh Waterston also was an active participant in the event. The CIO Government Technology Conference brought together [...]
As 2017 winds down, we at Elman Technology Law wish you a very Merry Christmas and a New Year full of health, happiness, and success. 2017 was full of noteworthy events, and we thought we'd highlight a few items that especially affect our clients. For decades we've had the privilege of offering calendars with images [...]
Elman Technology Law attorneys continue to speak and write about various topics. Recently, two of our attorneys (Gerry Elman and Josh Waterston) have been speaking about cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and more. Josh Waterston authored an article in the Delaware County Bar Association's quarterly publication (Delco Re:View) on a law prohibiting the banning of [...]
Download Gerry's presentation on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things 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.
Photo credit: Pixabay.com Can a business prevent an unreasonable customer from posting a negative (and unfair) online review to Yelp, Facebook, Amazon, or other online platform? For example, a reviewer wrote, “Do Not Camp Anywhere Near Here - You Will Freeze” when posting a one-star TripAdvisor review of the Columbia Ice Field in [...]
On December 8, 2016, Gerry Elman gave a presentation on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things. As new products and services are designed, innovators will need to build-in security from the outset and consider the privacy implications of the data derived from them. Gerry shared the very latest information on the subject (including [...]
Thank You to TPNG for hosting our 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 [...]
We spoke on Cybersecurity Technical and Legal Challenges (You Can’t Just Check the Box) to Philly’s TPNG chapter
Every business, large and small, is investigating its cybersecurity. And increasingly, they're investigating their employees, clients, vendors, and suppliers, too. If you haven't seen a cybersecurity questionnaire yet, you soon will. You need to know more and do more than just checking a box. You need a security strategy permeating every part of your organization. [...]
Yesterday the European Union and the United States finalized a "Privacy Shield" agreement which enables companies to exchange personal data between the EU and US without violating the EU's stricter privacy laws (last year the "Safe Harbor" policy was overturned by an EU court due to insufficient privacy protections for EU citizens.). Under this agreement, [...]