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Ossian Law P.C. - Keeping IT Legal

OU Incubator Growing Your Business: Tips and Tools Series, Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion
1 Golf View Lane, Rochester, MI 48309-4401  including:

  • Social Media Legal Pitfalls – Sept 18th, 9-10:30 a.m. Use of social media can have legal consequences, both personally and professionally. Is your brand being “hijacked” on social media? Can an employee be fired because of a social media post? What does your favorite social media platform do with your personal information? Could social media be used as an alibi? Kathy Ossian will provide insight to these and other questions involving Social Media Law. To register, call (248) 648-4800.
  • Defining the Legal Aspects of Mobile Apps – Tues., Oct 14th, 9-10:30 a.m.   Whether you’re an app designer, provider or user, the legal aspects of mobile app features and functions are important considerations.  Are mobile payment transactions secure?  Does your mobile app address customer’s privacy rights?  Kathy Ossian will discuss these questions, the regulatory schemes and gaps, industry guidelines and best practices in the ever-changing app landscape. To register for this free event, call (248) 648-4800.

7th Annual Information Technology Law Seminar, Wednesday, September 24th, Inn at St. Johns, 44045 Five Mile Rd., Plymouth, MI

  • Update on the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act   – Kathy Ossian     Register here

 

Avoiding Technology-Aided SNAFUs – Sept. 30th, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., Ossian Law offices

Continually evolving technology makes our lives easier. As more activities become Internet-enabled, the potential for mistakes also increases. Kathy Ossian will provide specific examples of technology-aided SNAFUs, including those involving using and managing social media, email, web sites, mobile apps and online accounts. Learn steps designed to avoid technology-aided blunders. Complimentary to Ossian Law clients; $25.00 general admission. Media passes also available. Continental breakfast is included. Space is limited. Register here

Contentious Clauses in Software Agreements – Oct. 29th, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., Ossian Law offices

Regardless of how software is delivered – by download or a hosted solution, certain clauses are the subject of much negotiation – limitations of liability and damages, warranties, indemnification among them. Hear both sides of these contentious clauses as well as some negotiation tips. Complimentary to Ossian Law clients; $25.00 general admission. Media passes also available. Continental breakfast is included. Space is limited. Register here

 

 

 

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Kathy 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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