Cyber Security Services
New cyber security services launched.
Barclay Damon is pleased to offer clients newly enhanced legal services in the critical area of cyber security.
There is no question that data is a strategic asset for any company, and commitments relating to its use, sharing, acquisition, and storage can have long-term impact on a company’s business. At Barclay Damon, we are focused on protecting businesses in a digital world. Our attorneys represent clients in investigations, crisis responses to data breach incidents, litigation, government relations, and transactions, providing sound counsel on the full range of legal issues concerning cyber security, privacy and data protection.
Barclay Damon offers clients practical guidance across the spectrum of cyber risks, drawing on the deep experience of many lawyers whose backgrounds allow the firm to help clients keep up with fast-changing data protection laws. In addition, we assist clients in addressing complex workplace privacy issues, including employee data breach response, employee surveillance, data privacy policies, privacy issues arising from the use of technology, and unique data transfer issues for employees.
Through cyber protection planning, data breach coaching, and the defense of clients’ interests in court, our objective is to assist clients in preparing for and reducing data and security related risks.
Clients of many of the firm’s practice areas take advantage our attorneys’ multidisciplinary cyber security expertise. These practice areas include Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Insurance Coverage & Regulation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Labor & Employment, White Collar, and more.
Major Jury Verdict
Major competitor found to willfully infringe innovator’s patent.
In a federal district court patent infringement suit, Barclay Damon represented the top innovator in the broadband cable industry and successfully obtained a jury verdict of willful infringement against a major competitor.
Barclay Damon sued on behalf of the innovator, won favorable claim construction rulings in district court, and defended the validity of the patents at issue in reexamination proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Barclay Damon attorney Stephen Oleskey named chair of Massachusetts Attorney General-elect's transition team.
Barclay Damon Of Counsel Stephen H. Oleskey has been named chair of Massachusetts Attorney General-elect Maura Healey's transition team. The transition team is comprised of a diverse and experience group of attorneys, prosecutors and community leaders who will help guide Healey's transition into office. Oleskey, resident in the firm's Boston office, also served as co-chair for Healey's campaign.
Barclay Damon attorney Brian Whiteley appointed to Board of Bar Overseers.
Barclay Damon Partner Brian E. Whiteley, who is resident in the firm's Boston office, has been appointed as a hearing officer for the Board of Bar Overseers of the Supreme Juidicial Court, effective January 1, 2015. The Board of Bar Overseers was established by the Supreme Judicial Court in 1974 as an independent administrative body to investigate and evaluate complaints against lawyers. Hearing officers serve three year terms and a term can be renewed once.
Barclay Damon attorney Mickey Osterreicher testified at subcommittee hearing.
Barclay Damon Of Counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher testified on December 3, 2014 at a hearing convened by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet on H.R. 917, the Sunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2013. Osterreicher, who also serves as General Counsel for the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), testified on behalf of the NPPA, which is one of 19 national media and legal organizations known as the Coalition for Court Transparency (CCT). The CCT advocates for a more open and accountable U.S. Supreme Court and federal court system.
Mickey Osterreicher (right), being sworn in before testimony, along with the
Hon. Julie A. Robinson (left), Judge United States District Court for the District of Kansas.
Photo credit: John Harrington