PRESS: “Attorneys Beware” Ethics & the Cloud Post Republished in February Issue of the Texas Bar Journal

I am blessed that the Texas Bar Journal reprinted my blog post on the ethical issues surrounding attorney use of cloud-based services in this year’s February issue! My original post set forth my observations about how attorneys’ use of cloud-based services, (such as Google Drive, Dropbox and Evernote, to name a few) may leave attorneys […]

Dear President Trump: 3 Recommendations To “Help Make America’s IP Great Again”…

Given the recent inauguration of our 45th president, I have found myself wondering about the incoming administration and how it will fare given the multitude of issues it must face. While large swaths of the population believe that President Trump will make good on his many campaign promises, many Americans harbor questions about the policies […]

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 […]

Newly Amended Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 41: What It Means & Why It May Reach Too Far

Consider this hypothetical: Frustrated with ads on his smartphone, John Doe disables access by mobile apps to his location data on his Android phone (like many smartphone users already do)…and as a result, his smartphone gets caught within the scope of a criminal warrant that copies the information from his smartphone and exposes highly confidential […]

“All Thumbs” Revisited: Mobile Biometrics, Your Data & the Law

I have previously posted on the topic of biometrics and the 5th Amendment (especially in the context of mobile technology).  A reprint of my initial article can be found in the November 2016 issue of the Texas Bar Journal.  Now, it seems the debate on this issue may heat-up – in a May 26, 2016 […]