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Ice Miller Partners to Speak at the IoT Tech Expo North America in Silicon Valley

Ice Miller Partners to Speak at the IoT Tech Expo North America in Silicon Valley
November 17, 2017

Managing partner Judy Okenfuss and partner Stephen Reynolds will speak at the Internet of Things (IoT) Tech Expo North America Nov. 29-30 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley.

The IoT Tech Expo North America, part of the world’s largest IoT event series, will include six specialized tracks: Smart Transportation & Cities, Developing for the IoT, Connected Industry, IoT in Enterprise, IoT Innovations & Technologies and Data & Security. IoT Tech Expo will also host two co-located events covering blockchain technology and artificial intelligence. These events will include 15 total conference tracks, 9,000 attendees, more than 300 speakers and more than 300 exhibitors.

Stephen and Judy will present “Information Security in IoT Contracting” as part of the “Data & Security” track at 2:50 p.m. on Nov. 29. In this session, our attorneys will outline key information security terms for negotiating contracts and how to bring vendors into compliance with security programs. They will also discuss insurance coverage for technology and data and real world examples of addressing security issues in contracts.

Alongside a number of speakers and exhibitors, the expo will also offer plenty of opportunities for networking, an IoT Innovation Incubator for up-and-coming tech entrepreneurs and a discussion on IoT and Bluetooth technology.

IoT Tech Expo Europe will take place from Oct. 1-2 in Amsterdam, and IoT Tech Expo Global will take place in London from April 18-19 next year.

Ice Miller is a proud sponsor of IoT Tech Expo North America. Our IoT team brings together lawyers from all disciplines who combine their traditional legal experience with in-depth knowledge about the IoT and how it impacts our clients. Learn more about our IoT team here. Access our IoT Resource Center here.

Judy Okenfuss is a managing partner of Ice Miller and the chair of the Firm's Internet of Things industry group. She practices in the Firm's Litigation Group. As chair of the Internet of Things industry group, Judy is committed to ensuring the Firm is prepared to assist clients involved in any aspect of these connected products. To this end, the Internet of Things industry group is comprised of lawyers from all legal areas of the Firm. Judy focuses on studying how interconnected products will change traditional law relating to products, including design of state-of-the-art products, supply-chain litigation and recalls.

Stephen Reynolds is a partner in Ice Miller's Litigation Group and co-chair of the Data Security and Privacy Practice, with a practice that focuses on commercial litigation and data security and privacy law. He has represented companies in several types of litigation, including products liability cases, mass torts litigation, construction litigation, trade secrets litigation, securities litigation and other commercial litigation. Stephen is also one of the leaders of Ice Miller's IoT industry initiative.

This publication is intended for general information purposes only and does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice. The reader should consult with legal counsel to determine how laws or decisions discussed herein apply to the reader’s specific circumstances.

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