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Ian C. Ballon

Ian C. Ballon

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Co-Chair, Global IP & Technology Practice Group
East Palo Alto/Los Angeles, CA, USA


Admitted: California, District of Columbia and Maryland
Second, Third, Fourth, Ninth and Federal Circuits
U.S. Supreme Court
JD, LLM, CIPP

 

Ian Ballon is a litigator who is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice and represents Internet, technology, mobile and other companies in intellectual property and internet- and mobile-related, privacy and security litigation, including the defense of data privacy, security breach, behavioral advertising and TCPA class action suits. He is also the author of the leading treatise on Internet law, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise with Forms 2d edition, the 5-volume set published by West (www.IanBallon.net). In addition, he is the author of The Complete CAN-SPAM Act Handbook (West 2008) and The Complete State Security Breach Notification Compliance Handbook (West 2009). He also serves as Executive Director of Stanford University Law School’s Center for E-Commerce, which hosts the annual Best Practices Conference where lawyers, scholars and judges are regularly featured and interact. A list of recent cases may be found at http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Ian-C-Ballon.

Mr. Ballon was named the Lawyer of the Year for Information Technology Law in the 2013 and 2016 editions of Best Lawyers in America. In addition, he was the 2010 recipient of the State Bar of California IP Section’s Vanguard Award for significant contributions to the development of intellectual property law (http://ipsection.calbar.ca.gov/IntellectualPropertyLaw/IPVanguardAwards.aspx). He is listed in Legal 500 U.S., The Best Lawyers in America (in the areas of information technology and intellectual property) and Chambers and Partners USA Guide in the areas of privacy and data security and information technology. He also has been recognized by The Daily Journal as one of the Top 75 IP litigators in California in every year that the list has been published, from 2009 through 2016, and has been listed as a Northern California Super Lawyer every year from 2004 through 2016 and as one of the Top 100 lawyers in California. Mr. Ballon also holds the CIPP/US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Ian C. Ballon is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Substantive Law and Legal Trends in Data Privacy, Security Breach and TCPA Class Action Suits - Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation Strategies and Defenses 2017, Monday, January 23, 2017
TCPA Class Action Litigation Roundtable - Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation Strategies and Defenses 2017, Monday, January 23, 2017
Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation Strategies and Defenses 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Defending Data Privacy Class Action Litigation - Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation Strategies and Defenses 2017, Monday, January 23, 2017
Complying with U.S. State and Territorial Security Breach Notification Laws - Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation Strategies and Defenses 2017, Monday, January 23, 2017
Defending Security-Breach Class Action Litigation - Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation Strategies and Defenses 2017, Monday, January 23, 2017
Defending Data Privacy Class Action Litigation, Excerpted from Chapter 26 (Data Privacy) of E-Commerce and Internet Law - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 Overview of Entertainment Law Issues, Television, Video & User-Generated Content, Media's Transformation OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video, Theater, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Defending Security-Breach Class Action Litigation, Excerpted from Chapter 27 (Internet, Network and Data Security) of E-Commerce and Internet Law - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 Overview of Entertainment Law Issues, Television, Video & User-Generated Content, Media's Transformation OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video, Theater, Thursday, March 02, 2017
DMCA Safe Harbors: An Analysis of the Statute and Case Law, Excerpted from Chapter 4 (Copyright Protection in Cyberspace) of E-Commerce and Internet Law - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 Overview of Entertainment Law Issues, Television, Video & User-Generated Content, Media's Transformation OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video, Theater, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Secondary Trademark Infringement in Internet, Media and Mobile Cases, Excerpted from Chapter 6 (Trademark, Service Mark, Trade Name and Trade Dress Protection in Cyberspace) of E-Commerce and Internet Law - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 Overview of Entertainment Law Issues, Television, Video & User-Generated Content, Media's Transformation OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video, Theater, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Copyright Fair Use, Excerpted from Chapter 4 (Copyright Protection in Cyberspace) of E-Commerce and Internet Law - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 Overview of Entertainment Law Issues, Television, Video & User-Generated Content, Media's Transformation OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video, Theater, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Defending Security Breach Class Action Litigation (2017) - Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law, Thursday, June 15, 2017
Text Messaging and the Requirements of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (2017) - Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law, Thursday, June 15, 2017
Defending Data Privacy Class Action Litigation (2016) - Eighteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law, Thursday, June 15, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio TCPA Class Action Litigation Roundtable - TCPA Class Action Litigation Roundtable, Monday, January 23, 2017
Substantive Law and Legal Trends in Data Privacy, Security Breach and TCPA Class Action Suits - Substantive Law and Legal Trends in Data Privacy, Security Breach and TCPA Class Action Suits, Monday, January 23, 2017
Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation - Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation, Thursday, March 02, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Substantive Law and Legal Trends in Data Privacy, Security Breach and TCPA Class Action Suits - Substantive Law and Legal Trends in Data Privacy, Security Breach and TCPA Class Action Suits, Monday, January 23, 2017
TCPA Class Action Litigation Roundtable - TCPA Class Action Litigation Roundtable, Monday, January 23, 2017
Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation - Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation, Thursday, March 02, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg TCPA Class Action Litigation Roundtable - TCPA Class Action Litigation Roundtable, Monday, January 23, 2017
Substantive Law and Legal Trends in Data Privacy, Security Breach and TCPA Class Action Suits - Substantive Law and Legal Trends in Data Privacy, Security Breach and TCPA Class Action Suits, Monday, January 23, 2017
Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation - Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation, Thursday, March 02, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation Strategies and Defenses 2017, Thursday, January 26, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2017 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Wednesday, March 08, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action Litigation Strategies and Defenses 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Wednesday, February 28, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Class Action LItigation Strategies and Defenses 2018, Friday, January 26, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Wednesday, February 28, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Wednesday, February 28, 2018, Columbus, OH
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Wednesday, February 28, 2018, Boston, MA
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Wednesday, February 28, 2018, Atlanta, GA
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