SAN FRANCISCO—Attorneys Victoria Alvarez, Tony Chen, Mason Freeman, Vincent Look, Kevin Lyn and Nicole Su represented Womble Bond Dickinson at the 2019 MCCA Global TEC (Technology Education and Careers) Forum , which took place April 4-5 in San Francisco.

The Global TEC Forum addressed diversity in the tech industry, the latest disruptions and challenges facing the legal profession, and how emerging technologies are changing the practice of law. In addition to educational panels, participants attended career development sessions and workshops specifically tailored for their career track and level of experience.

Specific session topics included:

  • The California Consumer Privacy Act and What it Means;
  • How Sports Data is Reshaping How We Look at the World;
  • The Ethics & Impacts of Algorithms;
  • Contract Lifecycle Management; and
  • Examining the Relationship between Privacy and Autonomous Vehicles (AVs).
  • Womble Bond Dickinson is a Strategic Sponsor of the MCCA.

Victoria Alvarez is an accomplished litigator who focuses her practice on products liability and mass tort actions. She has represented corporate clients in a number of suits including premises and retail liability, wrongful death, construction, and transportation.

Tony Chen is a patent attorney who guides technology sector clients with patent strategies. His work includes preparing and filing US and international patent applications, cultivating and managing patent portfolios, and helping clients identify patentable ideas. Chen brings a background in software engineering to his patent practice.

Mason Freeman is a trial lawyer who defends global clients in product liability, mass tort, OSHA and construction litigation matters. He also has significant experience conducting internal investigations for large and medium-sized companies, including white collar criminal matters.

Vincent Look is an intellectual property and registered patent attorney. His practice is focused on patent prosecution and intellectual property counseling in the fields of electronics, software, energy storage, aerospace, electro-mechanical and medical devices.

Kevin Lyn is an experienced Intellectual Property attorney who helps clients prepare, prosecute and commercialize patents. He has counseled clients on matters related to mechanical, electrical, electromechanical, business method, software and Internet-related technologies. He serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee.

Nicole Su focuses her business litigation practice on commercial and financial services matters in state and federal courts and in arbitration. She represents financial institutions in TCPA claims, as well as FDCPA, FCRA and related state consumer protection claims.