Technology and the Law: 3 Issues to Keep Your Eye On in 2017

This past year was an exciting (if not troubling) one for technology and the law – from the multiple Yahoo breaches to newly-emerging DDoS botnet attacks to allegations of foreign hacking to interfere with the US election, 2016 did not disappoint.  As technology continues to outpace the laws addressing it, here are 3 things to […]

“Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Rain”: Security, Privacy and E-Discovery Issues in Cloud Computing

Below is my presentation on some of the legal issues in cloud computing, updated from my  presentation on the topic 3 years ago, with a bent towards e-discovery and electronically stored information (ESI) in the “cloud”.  This presentation was well received by the Collin County Bar Association’s Litigation Section, very interactive when presented and an […]

All Thumbs? Mobile Biometrics, Your Data & the Law

With all the commotion revolving around the Apple/FBI dispute and accessing encrypted data in the iPhone iOS, it should come as no surprise mobile device makers and application providers have been ramping up efforts to better protect mobile device content from unauthorized access.  Soon, the WhatsApp secured messaging service owned by Facebook will be encrypting […]

Global “MoblileNuclear” War – A Timeline of the Apple/Samsung Litigation

I have seen a good share of patent litigation in my tenure as an attorney, but the proliferation of smartphones and tablets over the past few years has fueled a flurry of such litigation that seems unprecedented in scope and reach. For the uninitiated, one of these disputes can best be described as a global intellectual property “mobilenuclear” war between titans.