Below is a list of presentations about IP law and business strategy that we have participated in:

Data Security: Protecting Your Customers and Your Company In Dangerous Times

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 6:00 PM
Anchin 1350 Broadway, New York, NY
Fee: Free for NYTECH members and sponsors. $20.00 for non-members

We have all heard of major instances of disclosure or loss of sensitive data brought about by any number of causes, including malicious software, phishing emails, ransom-ware, hacking attempts, mistaken deployment of computer equipment and improper use of the data. A data security incident can result in devastating damage to a company, its customers and potentially its principals. It can become an existential crisis for any business, large or small.

In this panel, we assemble a group of experts including lawyers in the field of digital data security law as well as engineers who specialize in maintaining and confirming the security of data processing systems and in responding to data security incidents. The goal of this panel is to provide the community with some practical insights – both legal and technical – in mitigating the risk of, planning for and dealing with data security incidents as the computing industry moves toward a cloud-based software as a service model.

Aristedes Mahairas, Special Agent in Charge, Special Operations/Cyber Division, New York Office
SAC Mahairas entered on duty with the FBI in 1996. He has served as a Supervisor on the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) and Section Chief of the Strategic Operations Section in the Counterterrorism Division of FBI Headquarters. He was appointed as SAC to the NYO by FBI Director James Comey in 2015. Prior to his entry into the FBI, SAC Mahairas served as a Police Officer in New York City. SAC Mahairas received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Political Science from Baruch College and his Juris Doctor from New York Law School.

Randal Milch, Distinguished Fellow, NYU Law School Center
Mr. Milch was most recently executive vice president and strategic policy adviser to Verizon’s chairman and CEO. He served as the company’s general counsel from 2008 to 2014, and before that was general counsel of several business divisions within Verizon. At Verizon, Milch chaired the Verizon Executive Security Council, which was responsible for information security across all Verizon entities. Milch was responsible for national security matters at Verizon beginning in 2006, and has served as the senior cleared executive at Verizon. Milch holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from Yale University.

Lenny Herold, CTO, Corsis, Inc.

Corsis provides IT security assessment services in a variety of contexts. The Corsis team is highly experienced in performing an array of IT security tests including external network penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and application security scanning. Mr. Herold is an information technology industry veteran and in his role at Corsis, Mr. Herold provides expert consulting services on wide range of topics including: infrastructure management, traditional and cloud hosting strategies, scaling and redundancy, disaster recovery planning and data security.

Ted Sabety, Principal, Sabety+associates, PLLC

Mr. Sabety is a technology attorney based in New York that services an international clientele of advanced technology and electronic media companies. He has been involved with computer-security related issues in technology transactions for over 15 years. His earliest forays in 1999 included combining data encryption and security requirements into the earliest major-label music recording licenses for internet distribution. More recently he has been involved in advising cloud-based software service businesses and customers of such services addressing cyber-related risks and negotiating cyber-security requirements with the largest IT customers and vendors in the world. He also advises clients on patents related to data security and encryption. Mr. Sabety holds a JD as well as an M.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University, a B.S. in Physics from Yale.

Jim Pastore, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
Jim Pastore is a litigation partner and a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice and Intellectual Property Litigation Group. Prior to rejoining Debevoise in 2014 as counsel, Mr. Pastore served for five years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York. While he was with the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Pastore spent most of his time as a prosecutor with the Complex Frauds Unit and Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Section. Mr. Pastore was the lead prosecutor on Operation Dirty R.A.T., which targeted the creators and users of Blackshades malware, and resulted in the largest ever worldwide law enforcement action against cybercriminals.

Law and Policy at the Intersection of Innovation and Economic Development
Albany Law School - March 19, 2015
80 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208

Ted Sabety moderated the panel on “Media Convergence” at the “ITech Law” conference, May 16, 2014 in New York City. Click here for more information.

Ted Sabety moderated a panel on “American Invents Act, What Should Management Do Now?”, January 30, 2012, New York Technology Council.

Ted Sabety spoke on "Patenting Nanotechnology: Intellectual Property and Business Strategy" at the "Protecting Biotech Inventions" conference in Brussels,Belgium on September 27, 2006. Click here for more information

On September 28, 2006, Ted Sabety spoke on "Intellectual Property Protection and Patent Strategy" at the Catapult conference in London,England.

On June 17, 2005 Ted Sabety made the Keynote Presentation at the Garden State Nanotechnology Alliance.

At the May 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference, in Anaheim, CA, Ted Sabety presented his paper "Nanotechnology Innovation and the Patent Thicket: Which IP Policies Promote Growth?" Click here for information

"Are we in Danger of a Nanotechnology Patent Thicket?" Ted Sabety's presentation at the Law and Technology Conference, 2005 at The Stanford Law School. Click here for information

"Creating Patent Licensing Policy for Publicly Funded Patents: How to Address the Nanotechnology Patent Thicket Problem" presented by Ted Sabety at: NanoEthics: A Conference Sponsored by nSTS at the University of South Carolina, March 5, 2005

Ted Sabety presented a breakout session on "Will the Nanotechnology Industry Prosper Like the Silicon/Software Industry?" May 16, 2004 at the Foresight Vision Weekend, Silicon Valley, California. Click here for information

At NanoBusiness 2004, Ted Sabety moderated a session "Nanotechnology and the Environment" May 18th, New York City.

Hear Ted Sabety interviewed by Small Tech Audio News on "Small Technology and Intellectual Property"
WindowsMedia format

Open Source: Strategies for Licensing
Presentation by Ted Sabety, Principal,Sabety+associates
SIIA Webcast

Wednesday, April 7, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET
Ted Sabety, principal of Sabety+associates, provides insight into effective strategies for creating value through project management techniques, due diligence, contracting and product licensing. The presentation includes examples of open source licenses.

Open Source Licenses and IP Management: Understanding Its Possibilities and Avoiding Its Pitfalls
Thursday, May 13, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Ted Sabety presented a workshop at the Licensing Executives Society (LES) Spring Meeting.

Open Source: Effective Strategies for Licensing, Development, and Valuation.
February 26, 2004 , 6 p.m. Ted Sabety moderated a special New York Software Industry Association (NYSIA) meeting.
Co-moderator Aron Trauring, CEO, Zoteca
Panelists: Charles Loengard, President, Lioncom, SteveBrotman, Managing Director, Silicon Alley Venture Partners, and Jaron Rubenstein, President, Rubenstein Technology Group

"Extracting value from intellectual assets"
Ted Sabety presents a course with David Robbins atColumbia Business School. Spring 2004

Ted Sabety moderated the session: Copyright Protection Technology and the Content Industry, A Roundtable Discussion. September 25, 2003.

Ted Sabety moderated the session: "Insiders, Outsiders: Assessing and Neutralizing Threats to Intellectual Property" at the 9th Entertainment Technology Alliance, October 29, 2003 in New York City.

Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Law and Economics
Columbia Business School Executive MBA Program, September 27, 2002.

Strategic Technology Transactions and e-Content Licenses Law and Economics
Protecting Intellectual Property in the Global Digital Age.
Association of the Bar, City of New York, CLE Seminar, October 4, 2001.

Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Law and Economics
Columbia Business School, September 28, 2001.

Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Law and Economics
Columbia Business School Executive MBA Program, June 15, 2001.

Strategic Technology Transactions and e-Content Licenses Law and Economics
Association of Corporate Counsel of America, May 8, 2001, New York, NY.

Computer Science Concepts and Copyright Cases: A Path to a Coherent Law
ALI-ABA Conference on Computer Software, Protection and Commercial Exploitation, December, 1998,Washington D.C.

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