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Greenberg Traurig’s Ian C. Ballon to Speak at IAPP’s Global Privacy Summit

EAST PALO ALTO – April 4, 2016 – Ian C. Ballon, co-chair of the Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice and shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will be speaking during the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)’s Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C. Ballon will be speaking on a panel titled “Trends in Data Privacy, Security Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation” from 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. on April 6, 2016. According to its website, the Summit, with 3,000+ attendees, brings together privacy commissioners, chief privacy officers from major corporations, experts, and academics as a forum for discussion and debate of privacy policy, to build community, assess the landscape, and exchange ideas.

Ballon’s panel discussion will focus on the key trends in data privacy, security breach, and TCPA class action litigation that will impact Internet and mobile businesses in 2016, 2017, and beyond. The panel will discuss the top 10 things a company should do to mitigate its risk of exposure and cover the latest legal developments and circuit splits that may require even sophisticated businesses to recalibrate their processes and procedures.

Ballon represents Internet, technology, mobile, and other companies in intellectual property, privacy, and security litigation, including the defense of data privacy, security breach, behavioral advertising, and TCPA class action suits. He is also the author of the leading treatise on Internet law, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise with Forms 2nd edition, the 4-volume set published by West ( In addition, he is the author of The Complete CAN-SPAM Act Handbook (West 2008) and The Complete State Security Breach Notification Compliance Handbook (West 2009). He also serves as executive director of Stanford University Law School’s Center for E-Commerce, which hosts the annual Best Practices Conference where lawyers, scholars, and judges are regularly featured and interact. Ballon has brought or defended significant and often cutting edge suits involving computer software, the Internet, and mobile technology. He also chairs privacy conferences for PLI, LSI, and other organizations. He became CIPP certified in 2011 by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Greenberg Traurig is also a proud sponsor of this event.