Joseph J. Lazzarotti is a Principal in the Berkeley Heights, New Jersey office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Skyler Hicks is an Associate at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP. He graduated from Harvard College and the USC Gould School of Law.
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Session I - Legal Issues with Biometric Technology – Joseph J. Lazzarotti
The use of biometric technologies is growing rapidly, becoming the authentication technology of choice. Popular applications include the use of fingerprints for time management devices, facial recognition for airport security and sporting event entry, and voiceprints to access financial accounts. At the same time, the law surrounding the use of biometrics is emerging and creating pockets of significant risk. The session will explore several use cases and the corresponding legal risks. It also will outline key compliance requirements and best practices.
Session II – Navigating the Sports Biometrics Boom – Skyler Hicks
Attorneys can expect to learn more about the adoption of biometric devices among professional athletes and the emerging legal considerations for athletes, teams, and anyone else intent on commercializing their biometric data. In particular, the presentation will touch on legal issues such as data ownership, the right of publicity, and biometric privacy laws.
Date / Time: May 5, 2022
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Joseph J. Lazzarotti | Jackson Lewis
Joseph J. Lazzarotti is a Principal in the Berkeley Heights, New Jersey office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He founded and currently co-leads the firm’s Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity Practice Group, edits the Firm’s privacy blog, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He also is a trained tax and benefits attorney for over 20 years and a member of the Firm’s Employee Benefits Practice Group. He counsels multinational, national and regional companies in all industries on the broad array of regulatory mandates, best practices and preventive safeguards concerning data privacy, security, and governance.
For example, he advises health care providers, business associates and group health plan sponsors concerning HIPAA/HITECH compliance, as well as retail, health care, entertainment and other companies in developing data security and social media strategies and policies. He has worked on hundreds of data incidents and breach matters large and small, involving personal information concerning customers, patients, students, clients, employees and others. His work includes conducting risk and vulnerability assessments, developing written information security programs (WISPs) and delivering on-site executive and employee trainings to help businesses avoid breaches of personal and company data and achieve compliance.
Skyler Hicks | Sheppard Mullin
Skyler Hicks is an Associate at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP. He graduated from Harvard College and the USC Gould School of Law. Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Skyler worked in the Office of Athletic Compliance at the University of Southern California. Skyler writes extensively on legal issues in the sports industry.
Session I – Legal Issues with Biometric Technology | 12:00pm – 1:30pm
1. Forms of biometrics in use | 12:00pm – 12:30pm
2. Legal and compliance requirements | 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Break | 1:00pm – 1:10pm
3. Best practices | 1:10pm – 1:30pm
Session II – Navigating the Sports Biometrics Boom | 1:30pm – 2:10pm
1. The widespread use of biometric devices among professional athletes today | 1:30pm – 1:45pm
2. The commercialization of this data by players, teams, gambling operators, and others | 1:45pm – 2:00pm
3. Legal issues such as data ownership, the right of publicity, and biometric privacy laws | 2:00pm – 2:10pm