Jonathan Blavin and Bryan Heckenlively Discuss Privacy and Data Security

Munger, Tolles & Olson attorneys Jonathan H. Blavin and Bryan H. Heckenlively spoke at the 28th Annual All Hands Meeting presented in coordination with the Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel on Nov. 16, 2016.

Mr. Blavin and Mr. Heckenlively led a session titled “2016 Privacy Biggest Hits,” in which they discussed implications for in-house counsel of emerging trends in privacy and data security litigation. Topics included government and FTC enforcement, biometric information security, the Communications Decency Act, the Video Privacy Protection Act, and standing to sue in privacy and data security matters following the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Spokeo v. Robins.

The All Hands Meeting brings legal, regulatory and ethical insights to in-house professionals whose businesses rely upon intellectual property, such as patent agents, licensing executives, HR professionals and others.

Mr. Blavin is a litigator whose practice focuses on high-technology intellectual property disputes, Internet and privacy-related litigation involving the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, among others, and consumer class actions.

Mr. Heckenlively is a litigator whose practice focuses on complex civil litigation, with a particular emphasis on privacy and data security matters and class actions.