Blockchain 101
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Blockchain 101

Mindi is the managing partner of Husch Blackwell’s Madison office. She is a co-leader of the firm’s Internet of Things (IoT) team and the Data Privacy, Security & Breach Response team. She was also recently recognized as one of the Wisconsin Law Journal’s “Women in the Law.”

Mindi is well-versed in emerging and complex IP and IT matters, and works closely with companies and individuals to achieve success in the following areas:

 Recognizing and addressing privacy and security issues in all levels of product development, vendor contracting and the provision of products and services to customers

 Developing and launching IoT products and services

 Using open source software, and preparing open source policies and procedures

 Data breach preparedness planning

 Responding to large and small data breaches, including those involving sensitive information (including credit card information) and hacker extortion attempts

 Identifying and protecting valuable intellectual property, including trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and data.

 Litigating and resolving intellectual property and technology disputes in state and federal courts, as well as before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

 Litigating and resolving defamation, right of privacy and right of publicity actions

 Licensing, selling and acquiring intellectual property and technology assets

 Developing and maintaining enforceable confidentiality and trade secret programs

 Preparing and negotiating complex technology transactions

 Ensuring compliance with advertising laws and regulatory guidelines

 Developing online contests and promotions, enforceable website terms and policies, and ADA-compliant websites

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