What this past year's most-important developments in tech law? Notable lawsuits and legislation span areas that include cybersecurity, data privacy, facial recognition, copyright, trademark, patents, Internet of Things, and autonomous vehicles. A technology litigator and software designer will discuss the evolving tech law landscape, as well as trends that will likely continue to affect technologists in the coming year. Attorney Damien Riehl frequently speaks and writes on legal topics that affect businesses, including the legal implications of the Internet and technology. He currently builds data analytics, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing systems on a nearly 400-million-document dataset.
Damien Riehl is an attorney who for nearly 20 years has practiced in business litigation, intellectual property litigation, and cybersecurity also serving as past Chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association's Computer & Technology Law Section. He has worked for state and federal judges, began coding at 12 years old, has developed websites since 1995, has taught trademark and copyright law, and speaks frequently on technology law issues. He has led cybersecurity engagements, world-scale digital forensics investigations, and currently designs and builds Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing software on nearly 400 million documents. Essentially: moneyball for lawyers.