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Ossian Law P.C. - Keeping IT Legal

Data Security Laws:  A Practical Approach  Tues., April 22, 2014, 8:00-9:30 a.m.       In the wake of the Target and Neiman Marcus breaches, new data security laws are being introduced at both the federal and state levels.  Beyond Graham Leach Bliley Act, HIPAA and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, that each address specific types of data, there are conflicting state data protection and breach notification laws.  Compliance can be challenging.  Kathy Ossian will navigate through existing laws, analyze pending legislation and offer suggestions on a practical approach towards addressing compliance.  Complimentary to Ossian Law clients; $25.00 for all others.  Continental breakfast is included. Space is limited.  Register here

“Twibel” and Other Forms of Online Defamation:  Thurs., May 15th, 8:00-9:30 a.m.     The first case of Twitter libel (“Twibel”) went to trial in 2014.  Online defamation appears to be more prevalent than ever.  Kathy Ossian will discuss the elements of libel and details of specific claims and results.  Learn steps to avoid being the victim (or perpetrator) of online defamation.  Complimentary to Ossian Law clients; $25.00 for all others.  Continental breakfast is included.  Space is limited.  Register here

Contentious Clauses in Software Agreements:  Licensor and Licensee Perspectives Carla Perotta, General Motors Corporation & Kathy Ossian, Ossian Law P.C.         24th Annual Program in Law and Technology, University of Dayton School of Law, Fri., June 6th

Kathy OssianKathy Ossian

Education:

J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Michigan State University College of Law

B.A., Economics, Michigan State University

Experience:

Miller Canfield, Senior Principal/Information Technology & Cyberlaw Section Chair, 1986-2013

University of Phoenix, Advanced Certified Faculty Member, 2001-present

Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Robert E. DeMascio, 1984-1986

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