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Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Speak at Intellectual Property & Technology Law Institute

DENVER – May 11, 2017 – Intellectual property and technology litigator Ian C. Ballon and litigation attorney Anthony Robinson from the global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak at the 15th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Law Institute, which is being held June 1 – 2, at the Westin Hotel in Westminster, Colorado.

Ballon, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice and a shareholder in the Silicon Valley and Los Angeles offices, will be presenting the 2017 Copyright Update session from 2:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., June 1. Ballon will address trends and circuit splits in software copyright, DMCA, and fair use litigation, among other topics.

Robinson will be co-presenting the Food for Thought: Marketing Food, Beverages and Supplements Under a Microscope from 2:50 – 3:40 pm, June 2. The panel will discuss navigating the regulations enforced by state and federal agencies, competitive challenges regarding NAD and Lanham Acts, and how to avoid the courtroom.

The 15th Annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute will provide attorneys a tour of developments important to their practice. Attendees will hear from practice and thought leaders nationwide, the Chief Judge of PTAB, the Chief Judge of TTAB, the PTO Regional Director, SPEs, and the Commissioner of Trademarks. The two-day event will discuss IP liability, developments in licensing, the new Defend Trade Secrets Act, open source, privacy and data security, as well as what's next from leaders in the technology.

Ballon represents technology, media, and entertainment companies in intellectual property, internet, and mobile-related complex litigation, including the defense of data privacy, security breach, and TCPA class action suits. View a list of his recent cases. He is also the author of the leading treatise on internet law, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise with Forms 2nd edition, the 5-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. In addition to his JD and LLM, Ballon holds the CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Greenberg Traurig is also a sponsor of this event.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of attorneys and professionals located throughout the world. The team is dedicated to developing strategies to address privacy, data security, and information management issues including privacy audits, policies and procedures, compliance with data security laws and industry standards, employee privacy, record retention/electronic discovery, cross-border data transfer, data breach readiness and response and litigation and dispute resolution, as well as the defense of data privacy, security breach, and TCPA class action suits.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice

With more than 180 intellectual property attorneys and agents in the United States, Asia, and Europe, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2017 “Best Law Firms Rankings.”

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.