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SA&M Encourages You to Attend an IABA Event “How to Build a Privacy Program for Fast Moving Companies” featuring Heather Antoine

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SA&M encourages you to attend an Iranian American Bar Association event “How to Build a Privacy Program for Fast Moving Companies” featuring SA&M Partner Heather Antoine

On September 1, 2020 from 12:00-1:00 pm, the Iranian American Bar Association presents, “How to Build a Privacy Program for Fast Moving Companies,” including a conversation with Chris Handman, Co-founder of TerraTrue and Former General Counsel of Snap Inc., our very own Heather Antoine, Trademark and Privacy Partner at Stubbs Alderton & Markiles and Liz Eraker Palley, Senior Privacy Counsel at Google. Sheila Esmaili and Sougol Shooshtarian.

This panel discussion will entail how to build a privacy program for fast moving companies, including the following topics:

• How can modern companies keep compliant under CCPA and GDPR without slowing down product teams
• Exploring how privacy rules increasingly require lawyers to be both legal counselors and product partners at companies
• Common pitfalls with data protection and privacy compliance


Tuesday, September 1, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
One-hour Zoom Webinar
Register here!


About Heather Antoine

Heather Antoine - Practice AreasHeather A. Antoine is a Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Trademark & Brand Protection practice and Co-Chair of the Privacy & Data Security practice group.Heather’s practice focuses on protecting a company’s intellectual property; a fundamental feature of every business. Heather’s practice includes trademark clearance and selection, domestic and foreign trademark prosecution,   enforcement, proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), licensing, trade secret protection, copyright, rights of publicity, domain names disputes, and general client counseling. Heather believes in supporting companies at each stage – from due diligence when choosing a name, to ongoing brand management, to ensuring portfolios are safeguarded and ready for sale.

Heather is also focused on guiding businesses through the ever-expanding maze of privacy laws, both domestically and internationally. This includes drafting website policies, compliance with specific privacy laws (such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA), and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)). Heather works with companies to design and strengthen their privacy and data security policies and practices, to help them prevent data security breaches, and to minimize the risks associated therein.

Heather serves as Vice Chair of the California Lawyers Association Intellectual Property Section. Heather frequently speaks and writes about IP, Internet, tech, and privacy issues. She has been quoted in publications such as the Los Angeles Times and CNBC. Heather has been recognized by her peers for excellence in her practice, having been selected as Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star® multiple times.


Register here for IABA’s Privacy Panel featuring SA&M Partner Heather Antoine on Sept. 1, 2020 from 12:00-1:00 pm!