Data Privacy 101―How to Ensure Data Protection and Enhance Brand Value in the Age of Data Privacy

Recorded On: 04/30/2020

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Data privacy has emerged as an important legal issue with the potential to affect the reputation and integrity of many brands.

This webcast, presented by INTA members with in-house data privacy expertise, will provide trademark practitioners with a “Data Privacy 101” overview together with a practical discussion to raise awareness of common data privacy pitfalls. Speakers will also touch upon emerging issues in the field.

The webcast will be of interest to trademark practitioners worldwide, given the growing overlap between brand protection and data privacy legislation.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Overview of data privacy pitfalls for trademark professionals to be aware of
  • The in-house counsel perspective on data privacy
  • Enhancing brand value through data protection
  • Emerging Issues: EU data privacy law, California privacy law, Illinois biometric law

Brian Goncalves

Mastercard (United States)

Brian Goncalves is Vice President and Senior Managing Counsel with the Mastercard legal department. Brian leads a global team of attorneys focused on product development, innovation, privacy, and data protection in the technology sector, applying a unique background in computer science to the practice of law.  

In this role, Brian is responsible for counseling business teams on the intersection of law, technology, and corporate strategy.  Prior to Mastercard, Brian advised multinational technology and media companies on complex litigation and transactions, information security, privacy law, and patent, copyright, and trademark law.  

Brian holds degrees from Sacred Heart University (B.S., Computer Science), Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D.), and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (LL.M., Intellectual Property).

Chiang Ling Li

Jones Day (Hong Kong, SAR China)

Chiang Ling Li's practice has focused on China IP and pharmaceutical law since 1994. She has been in the forefront of the law, leading successful litigation involving patents, trade secrets, copyright, unfair competition, 3-D marks and well-known marks, as well as successfully pursuing criminal enforcement of IP infringement in China.

Chiang works closely with industry organizations lobbying for legal reforms, including those concerning patent linkage and data exclusivity, and has been appointed an arbitrator by CIETAC, HKIAC, ADNDRC, and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.

Chiang is author of China Executive Report: Intellectual Property, the China IP chapters of LexisNexis's Intellectual Property Rights, the "Anticounterfeiting and Enforcement" chapter in China's Participation in the WTO, and the China chapters in PLC Cross-border Life Sciences (2007-2012 editions), Trade Secrets Throughout the World TreatisePatents Throughout the World, and Designs and Utility Models Throughout the World. She is also author of many articles on China IP and pharmaceutical law and practice.

Olena Manuilenko

Divjak Topić & Bahtijarević (Croatia)

Olena Manuilenko is the Head of IP & TMT practice at Divjak, Topić & Bahrijarević Law Firm from Zagreb, Croatia. Olena specializes in intellectual property, technology, media, privacy and e-commerce law. Her expertise encompasses contentious and non-contentious work falling within the ambit of both traditional and digital business, including strategic advising and day-to-day legal support pertaining to brand management, marketing and advertising, copyright, trade secrets, cross-border data transfers, IP due diligence, along with dispute resolution and enforcement.

Paul D. McGrady (Moderator)

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (United States)

Paul D. McGrady is a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP in its intellectual property practice group. McGrady represents large brands as well as small- and medium-sized enterprises in the United States and around the world, regarding the adoption, licensing, prosecution and enforcement of trademarks and cutting edge representation on domain name and ICANN matters.

Evan Nagler

Mastercard (United States)

Evan Nagler is Director and Senior Counsel with the Mastercard legal department. Evan is part of a global team of attorneys supporting privacy by design, data protection, and innovation focused on data analytics products. In this role, Evan provides privacy by design advice with a primary focus on North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Prior to Mastercard, Evan advised a variety of companies across industries on privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, and data breach laws. 

Evan holds a Bachelor’s from Brandeis University (Computer Science; Mathematics) and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.

Kimberly Nix

WestRock Company (United States)

Kimberly Nix is a Senior Paralegal at WestRock Company in Atlanta, Georgia. In this position, her duties include domestic and foreign trademark prosecution in addition to oversight of trademark usage on the company websites, domain name registrations, and review and approval of marketing material annual reports, and webinars for the various businesses. She has worked in the legal profession for over 27 years in corporate legal departments and law firms with experience in patents and trademarks.

A General Certificate of Attendance is available for participants who are located outside of the United States. 

CLE for the following states have been approved and a certificate of attendance is available for download:

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A note about NY State CLE:

Although we currently track attendance by log in and log out times, the New York Continuing Legal Education Board specifically requires a verification code be entered during the program to ensure attendee engagement. NY State has notified us that they will not be able to approve CLE for past webcasts. We are currently working to implement a verification system that will meet these requirements for future webcasts.

Additional states will be added as they are approved. Please email with any questions.


04/30/2020 at 9:00 AM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 04/30/2020
04/30/2020 at 9:00 AM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 04/30/2020
Certificate of Attendance (Non-US)
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Up to 1.25 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.25 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available