Greenberg Traurig’s Francoise Gilbert Speaks at 43rd Annual IP Institute: Creativity and Innovation in the Arts and Sciences

SILICON VALLEY – November 6, 2018 –Francoise Gilbert, shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the 43rd Annual IP Institute: Creativity and Innovation in the Arts and Sciences, held in San Jose, Nov. 7-9.

Gilbert, a Global Privacy and Cybersecurity shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices, will participate as a panelist in a session titled, “GDPR: Lessons Learned from the Front Line.” The panel will discuss the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), one of this year’s hottest subjects in the legal field. Topics will include what the European Data Protection Board expects related to GDPR, feedback from companies that have implemented compliance programs, and what actions law firms and companies can take to ensure compliance.

Gilbert focuses her practice and research on advanced U.S. and global data privacy and security matters. She counsels clients on complex issues and compliance requirements related to privacy, security, and e-business risks. Some of her favorite engagements include designing data protection programs that comply with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), shaping digital advertising campaigns, integrating privacy and security controls in data analytics and artificial intelligence projects, identifying and addressing personal data issues likely to arise from the use of products or services used in digital cities, connected devices, intelligent vehicles, and other emerging technologies. Gilbert is the author and editor of the leading two-volume treatise Global Privacy and Security Law, published by Wolters Kluwer (, which analyzes in depth the privacy and data protection laws of 68 countries on all continents (Wolters Kluwer 2009-2018). She has received law degrees and obtained bar admissions both in the United States and in France, and holds CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

About Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy & Crisis Management Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy & Crisis Management Practice comprises 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: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web:; Twitter: @GT_Law.