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Cyber & Intellectual Property Crime Symposium

Tuesday, June 8, 2010, 8:30 am – 4 pm

Co-hosted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey
and Rutgers School of Law–Newark


Security and legal experts will address threats posed by cyber and IP crimes; handling data breaches and cyber attacks; cooperation between law enforcement and the private sector; data breach notification obligations; and tested strategies for defending against the most common threats.

The program qualifies for 7 hours of substantive CLE credits in New Jersey and New York and 5.5. hours of substantive CLE credits in Pennsylvania.

Admission fee of $25 includes materials, light breakfast and lunch.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM 

8:30 – 9:00 am  Registration and Coffee 
   
9:00 – 9:30 am  Introduction and Overview 
  Paul J. Fishman, United States Attorney, District of New Jersey
Michael B. Ward, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Cynthia R. Wofford, Special Agent in Charge, United States Secret Service
Peter T. Edge, Special Agent in Charge, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
John J. Farmer, Jr., Dean, Rutgers School of Law–Newark
   
9:30 – 10:30 am  Threat Landscape 
  Gordon Snow, Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Michael Merritt, Assistant Director, United States Secret Service
Moderator: Erez Liebermann, Assistant United States Attorney, Chief of the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (CHIP) Section 
   
10:30 am – 12:30 pm  Incident Response 
  Jodi L. Avergun, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Elizabeth Ferguson, Vice President & Counsel, Medco Health Solutions Inc.
Timothy P. Ryan, Supervisory Special Agent, Cyber Investigations Squad, FBI–Newark
Alexander H. Southwell, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 
10:30 – 11:15 am  Part 1: Real-Time Decisions
Moderator: Seth Kosto, Assistant United States Attorney, CHIP Section 
11:15 – 11:30 am  Break 
11:30 am – 12:15 pm  Part 2: Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions
Moderator: Erez Liebermann, Assistant United States Attorney, Chief, CHIP Section 
11:40 am – 12:30 pm  Part 3: Disclosure Obligations
Phillip Kwon
, First Assistant Attorney General, State of New Jersey
   
12:30 – 1:15 pm  Lunch (catered sandwiches) 
   
1:15 – 1:45 pm  A View From the Bench:
Discovery, Trial and Sentencing in Cyber and IP Crime Prosecutions
 
  Introduction: Paul J. Fishman, United States Attorney
Honorable José L. Linares, United States District Judge, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey 
   
1:45 – 2:45 pm  Intellectual Property Crimes: From Trademarks to Trade Secrets 
  Andrea Sharrin, Deputy Chief, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, DOJ
Richard Halverson, Unit Chief, National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Moderator: Judith Germano, Assistant United States Attorney, Chief of the Economic Crimes Unit 
   
2:45 – 3:00 pm  Break 
   
3:00 – 3:30 pm  Cybercrime Meets IP Theft: The Foreign Threat 
  Michael Sussmann, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
Timothy P. Ryan, Supervisory Special Agent, Cyber Investigations Squad, FBI–Newark
Moderator: Stuart Green, Professor of Law, Rutegrs School of Law–Newark 
   
3:00 – 3:45 pm  Protecting Your Company 
  Erez Liebermann, Assistant United States Attorney, Chief of the CHIP Section
Seth Kosto, Assistant United States Attorney, CHIP Section