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Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Speak at The MedTech Conference

ATLANTA – Sept. 24, 2019Greenberg Traurig, LLP shareholders Kate Black and Daniel I.A. Smulian will speak at The MedTech Conference by AdvaMed, Sept. 23-25, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of the annual event.

Black, a member of the firm's Data Privacy & Cybersecurity and Emerging Technology practices in San Francisco, and Smulian, a member of the firm's Litigation practice and Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group in New York, will present an executive session titled, "Innovation, Regulation, and Adaption: Emerging Legal Issues in Digital Health" on Sept. 25.

The session will focus on the convergence of digital health care technologies to promote efficient health care and personalized medical treatment. Black and Smulian will share an overview of the evolving legal landscape for companies that make these technological advancements possible by examining the existing regulatory framework from the FDA and other governmental actors to the ways the courts are adapting with traditional defenses and doctrines.

Atlanta-based Lori G. Cohen, co-chair of the firm's Global Litigation Practice and chair of its Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice, is a member of the steering committee for AdvaMed's Legal Defense Academy. Cohen will attend the conference and AdvaMed Board Dinner. David J. Dykeman, co-chair of the firm's global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group and co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property (IP) Group in Boston, will also attend the conference.

The MedTech Conference brings together more than 3,000 of the world's most prominent medtech industry professionals for a three-day event featuring world-class speakers, educational programming, and valuable networking and business development opportunities.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity: Greenberg Traurig’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity 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 Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group: The Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group is an integral part of the firm’s 600-plus member Global Litigation Practice. The team is recognized worldwide for its dynamic courtroom presence, responsiveness to clients, and deep subject matter knowledge. Recent recognitions include 2018 “Product Liability Litigation Department of the Year” from The American Lawyer; national rankings for 2019 “Products Liability & Mass Torts” from Chambers USA Guide; and national rankings for 2019 “Practice Liability & Mass Torts Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices” from The Legal 500 United States.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.