Contributors

Daeyong Baek 

Daeyong Baek is a partner at Shin & Kim. He advises clients across a broad range of complex regulatory, government and legislative affairs, and corporate matters, including antitrust and competition, privacy, data security, consumer protection, and communications. In the area of the protection of personal information, he has special expertise in dealing with violation of the Personal Information Protection Act, the Location Information Protection Act, and the Consumer Protection Act.

He is also known for his regulatory expertise. He has been asked by the Korean government to serve as an advisor/counselor to: the Korea Communications Commission; the Ministry of the Interior and Safety; the Personal Information Protection Commission; the Ministry of Science and ICT; the Board of Audit and Inspection of Korea; and the Personal Information Dispute Mediation Committee. He is also serving as a committee member of the Personal Information Protection Commission.

Mr. Baek received his bachelor’s, graduate, and doctorate degrees from Yonsei University, and also holds an LL.M. degree from Georgetown Law Center.

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Daniel G.C. Glover

Daniel G.C. Glover is the national co-leader of McCarthy Tétrault LLP’s Cyber Data Group as well as a partner for its IP and Technology Law groups in Toronto (Canada).

Mr. Glover has significant experience in all aspects of information law. His practice takes a 360-degree approach to data: he helps clients extract the tremendous value inherent in data, while at the same time managing the complex risks associated with data. He has worked on the highest-stakes files in the field, having advised clients in relation to the three largest data breaches in Canadian history and having argued landmark cases before the Supreme Court of Canada and other leading appellate courts.

His insights come from significant exposure to the many different areas of law touching on the exploitation and protection information, including privacy, cybersecurity, breach response, copyright and trademark infringement, privilege, anti-spam and marketing compliance, confidential information, competition law, constitutional law, and Internet law. Mr. Glover also works across a broad diversity of industries, including in the technology, social media, consumer products, retail, financial services, insurance, entertainment, gaming, automotive, industrial, and health services fields.

Mr. Glover is an adjunct professor in IP law at the Osgoode Hall Law School at York University and a co-author of Intellectual Property Law in Canada: Cases and Commentary, Second Edition. He received his M.A. from the University of Toronto and his AB from Harvard University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and won numerous awards, including the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize, the LeBaron Russell Briggs Traveling Fellowship, and the John Harvard Scholarship.

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Dudley Kneller 

Dudley Kneller is partner with Gadens, with offices in the major cities in Australia. He is a highly experienced lawyer with international and domestic experience advising on commercial, regulatory, and technology matters with specializations in financial technology, cyber risk, privacy, and strategic sourcing and supply projects. In addition to commercial, regulatory, and specialized technology matters, Mr. Kneller advises a range of technology suppliers on the provision of managed services, hosting, maintenance and support, and product and service supply solutions to medium and large Australian-based corporates and government clients.

Mr. Kneller has over 20 years’ experience practicing across Australia, Europe, and the UK, and has worked on projects based in a range of countries, including the Philippines, India, and across South America. He publishes and presents extensively. He is listed as a “Best Lawyer” in Australia in the area of IT Law and has been listed as a Recommended Technology, Media and Telecommunications Lawyer in Victoria in Doyle’s Guide since 2015.

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Eija Warma-Lehtinen

Eija Warma-Lehtinen is a partner at Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Ltd., in Helsinki (Finland). Ms. Warma-Lehtinen focuses her practice on assignments related to the processing of personal data, data privacy, and data protection, and she is one of the few Finnish attorneys specialized exclusively in this field. Her wide national and international expertise in the field and her experience working at the Finnish Data Protection Ombudsman’s office make her a well-recognized data protection specialist.

Ms. Warma-Lehtinen regularly authors articles relating to the protection of privacy and is a popular speaker on privacy-related matters, both in Finland and abroad. She is also an active member in the national and international associations of the field. Currently, Ms. Warma-Lehtinen is a member of the European Advisory Board of the IAPP. Who’s Who Legal Internet & e-Commerce ranks Ms. Warma-Lehtinen among Finland’s leading legal experts.

In addition to her studies at the University of Lapland, Ms. Warma-Lehtinen has studied law at Tulane Law School in New Orleans and at the University of Minnesota Law School, where she completed an LL.M. Ms. Warma-Lehtinen has also gained practical experience from the United States working at a law firm in Atlanta in the Fall of 2009.

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Emily Chueh

Emily Chueh is an Associate Partner of Lee, Tsai & Partners in Taiwan. She was admitted to the Taiwan Bar in 2012. Ms. Chueh’s practice covers the data protection, competition area, and other corporate matters. She also currently sits on the data economics committee of the firm, which evaluates open data issues in Taiwan for potential legal reform.Ms. Chueh has also passed the China National Uniform Legal Profession Qualification Examination, and is experienced in providing legal consultation on the laws of Mainland China.

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Enrique Ochoa

Enrique Ochoa de González Argüelles is Founder and Partner of Carpio, Ochoa, Martinez, Brik, a law firm based in Mexico City (Mexico). His practice focuses on information technologies, intellectual property, corporate law and arbitration. He has worked both in private practice and as company attorney, including at Microsoft Corporation (Mexico). He has significant experience representing emerging companies and large corporate clients on different kinds of negotiations and drafting of legal documents.

Mr. Ochoa obtained his law degree from Universidad del Valle de México (1996), an LLM on Intellectual Property and Information Technologies “Magíster Lvcentinvs” from Universidad de Alicante, Spain (2001), an LLM on Corporate Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain (2011), Diploma on Digital Transformation from ISDI, the Instituto Superior para el Desarrollo de Internet, México (2021).

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Ochoa has been appointed a panelist by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Arab Center for Domain Name Dispute Resolution (ACDR) to resolve disputes between trademarks owners and domain name owners. He has also been appointed as an arbitrator by the Mexican Copyright Office. Mr. Ochoa is also a lecturer and professor at several universities in Mexico and abroad. He is a member of numerous professional associations, such as the Mexican Bar Association, IAB Mexico, AIPPI MX.

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Faisal Daudpota

Faisal Daudpota is the senior partner at Daudpota International in Dubai (UAE). Mr. Daudpota regularly advises clients on employment, banking, Internet, data protection, including the issues pertaining to privacy, data processing, and data transfer, electronic and digital disclaimers on public access websites and secured web portals, conflict of laws issues in relation to data protection compliance, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), civil liberties, human rights, anti-bribery, anti-corruption, competition law, and arbitration. Daudpota International is a legal consultancy with offices in the UAE and Pakistan.

Mr. Daudpota previously acted as (seconded) in-house regional legal counsel to Nokia Siemens Networks, one of the world’s largest telecommunications company, for the Middle East and North Africa. He was also a consultant for the World Bank and OECD. He has co-authored the digital signatures law for the government of Pakistan, the intellectual property laws for the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) (to be promulgated), and has commented on a number of national legislations around the world.

Mr. Daudpota is a member of International Bar Association (IBA), American Bar Association (ABA), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and International Trademark Association (INTA). He has also been a member of Interpol’s Intellectual Property Crime Action Group (IIPCAG), World Customs Organization’s IPR Strategic Group, and the Steering Committee for the Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy.

Mr. Daudpota has authored many articles covering various legal disciplines, and has spoken at many international conferences and seminars, especially, those at the World Intellectual Property Organization, World Customs Organization and Interpol.

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Fanny Coton

Fanny Coton is a partner in Lexing (Belgium), practicing in Liège and Brussels (Belgium) since 2006. Ms. Coton focuses her practice on IT, IP, information security and privacy compliance, and unfair competition. Ms. Coton is admitted to practice law in Belgium. She holds a certificate in privacy law (Decision of Liege Bar Council). She advises her clients both on GDPR compliance and on litigation, whether in the context of traditional legal proceedings or before the Belgian Data Protection Authority and the Market Court. She also acts as external DPO. She is the Administrator of Lexing-Belgium SCRL.

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Felipe Isa Castillo

Felipe Isa Castillo

Felipe Isa Castillo is a partner with Arthur & Castillo in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). Mr. Castillo focuses his practice on corporate and commercial law; M&A; tax law; and international business practice. In his transactional practice, Mr. Castillo counsels national and international entities in their operations and international transactions with impact in the Dominican Republic.

Mr. Castillo has represented national and international contractors in tenders and contracts with the Dominican Government. As qualified legal counsel, Mr. Castillo regularly provides specialized advice for the establishment, licensing and authorization, construction, maintenance and operation of agro-business, energy, export free zones, transportation, telecommunications, and tourism infrastructure projects and their financing. Mr. Castillo is admitted to practice law in the Dominican Republic.

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George Ballas

George Ballas is the senior and managing partner at Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C. Mr. Ballas heads the firm’s IP, IT & CT practice group, and the firm’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance Program. His diverse career includes holding the posts of Secretary General, Hellenic Parliament; board member, Public Power Corporation; Chair, PPC Insurance Board; Chair, Association for the Establishment of Libraries; general legal counsel and member of the board, Fiat Auto Hellas SA; lead outside counsel for Greece, Microsoft Corporation, and Microsoft Hellas SA.

Mr. Ballas is a member of the Athens Bar Association, the International Bar Association (IBA), and the International Trademark Association (INTA), an advocate before the Supreme Courts of Greece, and a qualified European patent attorney. He read law at the Universities of Athens and Paris and was admitted to practice in Athens in 1972.

In addition to heading the firm’s litigation practice in complex pharmaceutical patents and anti-counterfeiting cases, he regularly advises clients in developing and managing strategic initiatives for optimizing intellectual assets protection, exploitation, and enforcement. Mr. Ballas has authored articles and contributed chapters to a variety of IP, IT & CT publications and has lectured on patent issues.

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