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Greenberg Traurig’s Ian C. Ballon to Speak at ABA’s Second Internet of Things (IoT) National Institute

Washington, D.C. – May 9, 2017 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Ian C. Ballon will be speaking at the American Bar Association Section of Science & Technology Law’s Second Internet of Things (IoT) National Institute, which is being held May 9-10, in Washington, D.C.

Organized by the American Bar Association’s Section of Science & Technology Law, the IoT National Institute offers an unparalleled learning and networking opportunity. With billions of devices and trillions of dollars in spending, IoT is a rapidly growing market that everyone wants to get in on.

Ballon will be a presenting “The IoT: The Next Big Thing in Litigation” from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. May 10. This session will serve as a whirlwind tour of the top emerging IoT litigation issues.

Ballon is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice and 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 some of his recent cases. He is also the author of the leading treatise on internet law, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise with Forms 2d 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. In addition to his JD and LLM, Ballon holds the CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He is based in the firm’s Silicon Valley and Los Angeles offices.

This program is eligible for 12.75 General CLE credit hours and 1.00 Ethics/Professionalism CLE credit hours.

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 second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.