FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 03, 2016

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE TO HOST DATA SECURITY AND PRIVACY SEMINAR AT CANALSIDE OFFICE IN DOWNTOWN BUFFALO ON TUESDAY, JUNE 7

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP will host a seminar titled “Data Security and Privacy: Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late,” on Tuesday, June 7. The seminar will be held at noon at the firm’s downtown Buffalo office located at One Canalside. Phillips Lytle Partner Jennifer A. Beckage and Attorney Brendan S. Lillis will present.

Attendees at this program will walk away with important working knowledge on:

  • Landscape of data security and privacy
  • Business vulnerabilities
  • Legal requirements and obligations
  • How to minimize risk
  • How to respond to external demands – from client requests to government inquiries

Ms. Beckage concentrates her practice on complex business disputes and commercial litigation involving, among other things, intellectual property, employee disloyalty, violations of non-compete agreements and other employment matters, breaches of contract, fraud matters, food product litigation, government investigations, class actions, and corporate compliance with regulatory bodies.

Ms. Beckage has extensive experience with a variety of technology-related issues, including data breaches, e-discovery, computer forensics, crisis planning and data policies, and social media. She has authored and presented on a variety of technology topics. Before beginning her legal career, Ms. Beckage was an owner of a technology-based company.

Mr. Lillis concentrates his practice in all areas of intellectual property law, with particular emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution and opinion work in the software, mobile applications and electronic arts. He has a degree in computer engineering from Syracuse University, and prior to working at Phillips Lytle, was a patent examiner for three years in the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, where he worked in the computer memory art unit.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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