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Legal pitfalls associated with e-Commerce, subject of Executive MBA lecture

March 18, 2013


Montgomery McCracken partner Jeremy D. Mishkin recently presented a lecture entitled “Legal Issues in e-Commerce” to Executive MBA students at the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz School of Business.  Mishkin’s lecture addressed many hot-button Internet law issues ranging from privacy to defamation to intellectual property.  In addition, Mishkin explained the recent high-profile prosecutions of so-called hackers under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and provided practical guidance for dealing with the use of social networking services in a business setting.   Mishkin frequently speaks on a variety of topics related the Internet, social media, communications and privacy online, as well as defamation, censorship and access in both traditional and new media, as well as other topics related to his litigation practice.

Mishkin is the chairman of Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department and served as the firm’s managing partner for 7 years.  His practice, national in scope, focuses on First Amendment/media law issues, as well as technology, the Internet and complex commercial matters.