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ITechLaw Elects Officers and Directors for 2014-15
|By Business Wire
|May 14, 2014 08:04 AM EDT
The International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw; http://www.itechlaw.org)
today announced a new slate of officers and a new board of directors.
With members in more than 60 countries, ITechLaw is the leading
worldwide organization representing lawyers in the technology sector and
this week is holding its 2014 World Technology Law Conference & Annual
Meeting in New York City.
The new President of ITechLaw is Sajai
Singh of Bangalore, India, Partner in J. Sagar Associates, a leading
national law firm. He heads the firm’s Technology, Media &
Telecommunication Practice, and his focus is on representing emerging
technology companies in a range of industries. He has also assisted many
international businesses and funds with investing in India. In addition
to his practice of law, Singh conducts two professional skills
development courses at the National Law School of India University. He
is active with leading legal organizations, such as the American Bar
Association, and he is often called to speak at international events. He
has been part of ITechLaw leadership since 2010.
The new ITechLaw officers, who together make up the organization's executive
President -- Sajai Singh, J. Sagar Associates, India
Vice President -- Jenna Karadbil, Humantelligence, United States
Treasurer -- Susan Barty, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP, United Kingdom
Secretary -- Robert Weiss, Neal Gerber Eisenberg LLP, United States
Assistant Secretary -- Christian Frank, Taylor Wessing LLP, Germany
Immediate Past President -- Kiran Sandford, Mishcon de Reya, United
"As the first President from the Asia-Pacific region of the world, I
look forward to continuing to expand the international reach of
ITechLaw, which is one of our organization’s most valuable benefits for
members," said Singh. "To honor the confidence placed in me by the
ITechLaw Board of Directors, I will work hard with all our committees
and constituencies, to ensure that ITechLaw is well engaged and active
in all corners of the globe."
The newly elected directors are:
Belen Arribas, Monereo Meyer Marinel-lo Abogados, SLP, Spain
Bernier, ALTANA, France
Ceylin Beyli, CBL Law Office, Turkey
Bräutigam, Noerr LLP, Germany
Philip Catania, Corrs Chambers
Domenico Colella, Orsingher, Italy
de Schrijver, ASTREA bv cvba, Belgium
Kevin Erdman, Reichel IP,
LLP, United States
Truiken Heydn, TCI Rechtsanwalte, Germany
Huppertz, Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner, Germany
Glimstedt Law Firm, Estonia
Gabriela Kennedy, Hogan Lovells, Hong
Roland Mathys, WENGER PLATTNER, Switzerland
Milligan, Seyfarth & Shaw LLP, United States
Morales, Garrigues, Spain
Jeremy Morton, CMS Cameron McKenna,
Matthew Mousley, Duane Morris, United States
Opperud, Thommessen, Norway
Rory J. Radding, Edwards Wildman,
Talha Salaria, L.A.W. (Lawyers At Work), India
Schicker, SKW Schwarz, Germany
Ira Schwartz, Parker Schwartz PLLC,
Dag Thorstensen, Haavind, Norway
SAI Global, United States
Reinoud Westerdjik, Kennedy Van der Laan,
ITechLaw's next event will be its annual European
conference, which this year takes place in Paris, October 15-17,
followed by the International India Conference, January 28-30, 2015 in
Bangalore. The 2015 ITechLaw World Technology Law Conference and Annual
Meeting will take place in San Diego, California, USA, April 29-May 1,
2015. All ITechLaw event information is posted at http://www.itechlaw.org/conferences.htm.
About the International Technology Law Association
Founded in 1971, ITechLaw is the world's premier organization
representing lawyers in the technology sector. The organization's global
membership spans six continents and embodies a broad spectrum of
expertise. In addition to serving as a forum for members to discuss a
wide range of legal issues, the association regularly organizes
conferences that provide global networking opportunities and explore
cutting-edge issues and trends in both information technology and
intellectual property law. For more information, visit http://www.ITechLaw.org.
ITechLaw and the ITechLaw logo are registered trademarks of the
International Technology Law Association.
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