Elman Technology Law, P.C. lawyers advise clients on intellectual property and Internet-related business matters, helping them develop strategies to maximize their ability to leverage intellectual assets and protect the “crown jewels” of their businesses. With regard to cybersecurity, they help clients comply with state and federal laws and standards, to minimize risk of adverse results in litigation over the inevitable breach of cybersecurity.
As a boutique law practice in a suburb of Philadelphia, they can advise developers of Internet of Things systems on the legal and technical requirements for protecting private information. With such guidance, financial and reputational exposure regarding loss of secrecy is minimized. Website: elman.com
Duval & Stachenfeld LLP is a leading boutique law firm with national and international practices in commercial real estate, litigation, tax, corporate, bankruptcy, charitable organizations, electronic security and data privacy/cybersecurity. The mission of the law firm is to attract, train and retain talented lawyers and to help our clients grow their business.
Edelson PC is a leading plaintiff’s class action firm, specializing in litigation centered on technology, digital privacy, and consumer protection issues. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by courts and fellow members of the bar as a pioneer in the consumer technology and data privacy space. Edelson has obtained more than $1 billion in class settlements and has shaped how numerous industries approach consumer protection issues.
Gerry Elman is the president of Elman Technology Law, P.C. in Media, Pennsylvania. He generally advises on intellectual property and Internet business law. He helps clients develop IoT systems with security in mind and provides Cybersecurity Compliance Checkups.
He is a seasoned patent attorney and has also served in Harrisburg as a state Deputy Attorney General and as trial attorney with the federal Antitrust Division. He has science degrees from Stanford and the University of Chicago, and earned his law degree at Columbia. He is a widely published author on technology and the law and has been working with computers and online information since the early 1980s. He is co-organizer of the TriState.IoT Meetup in the Philadelphia suburbs and will lead discussions of legal matters on the IoClothes online platform.
Tim Pastore is partner at Duval & Stachenfeld LLP -- a leading boutique in New York City with practices in commercial real estate, litigation, tax, corporate, bankruptcy, charitable organizations, electronic security and data privacy/cybersecurity.
Mr. Pastore previously was a partner at a large national firm. He also served as a Captain and Judge Advocate (JAG) in the U.S. Air Force (with tours in Japan and Iceland) and a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Mr. Pastore has a national practice – having served as lead counsel in federal and state courts across the country.
Among other things, Mr. Pastore is a leading expert in electronic security and home automation systems – representing large corporate clients (including several of the largest cable system operators) on risk management/mitigation, contracting, licensing/permitting, customer retention, advertising/marketing/sales, data privacy and cybersecurity.
Mr. Pastore has been awarded the “Super Lawyer” designation each year since 2011.
Mr. Pastore’s full biography is available at: https://dsllp.com/attorneys/timothypastore/.
Ari Scharg is a Partner at Edelson PC and Co-Chair of the firm’s Case Development and Investigations Group. His practice focuses on privacy issues arising from emerging surveillance technologies, including facial recognition applications and beacon tracking programs. Ari works closely with the forensic engineers at Edelson’s in-house lab to test Internet of Things devices for information security and privacy vulnerabilities and to litigate complex privacy and technology cases.
In addition to his litigation practice, Ari chairs the Illinois State Bar Association’s Privacy and Information Security Section, serves on the inaugural Executive Oversight Council for the Array of Things, sits on the Board of the Digital Privacy Alliance, and was appointed as an Observer to the Uniform Law Commission’s Identity Management in Electronic Commerce, Study Committee.