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Vivian W. Byrwa is an associate in the Digital Media, Technology & Privacy; Intellectual Property; and Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Groups of Davis & Gilbert. She represents clients in a wide range of industries, including technology, data, e-commerce, advertising, branding, consumer goods and beauty.

Ms. Byrwa is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both U.S. privacy laws (CIPP/US) and European privacy laws (CIPP/E), and advises companies on global data privacy matters mainly in these regions. She regularly counsels clients on compliance issues in connection with U.S. and EU privacy laws, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and assists in the drafting of internal and external data security and privacy policies and procedures. Ms. Byrwa is also experienced in negotiating client- and vendor-facing data security and privacy agreements, conducting data privacy impact assessments and managing data breaches.

In her technology practice, Ms. Byrwa routinely negotiates and advises on commercial agreements and the commercialization, procurement, development, protection and transfer of intellectual property, data and information technology assets. Her experience includes SaaS, software and other information technology solutions; application and website development; data licensing and processing; strategic alliances and sourcing; and distribution and reseller arrangements. In addition, Ms. Byrwa advises clients on the data protection and intellectual property aspects of mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

Prior to joining Davis & Gilbert, she was an attorney at Herrick, Feinstein LLP, and in-house counsel to International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. While in law school, Ms. Byrwa was the Notes and Articles Editor of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, and received the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, magna cum laude.

PUBLICATIONS

Co-Author, "New Law Creates Data Breach Safe Harbor for Companies With Written Security Programs," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, November 2018

Co-Author, "Employers Beware: New EU Data Law May Impact Employee Benefits," D&G Benefits & Compensation Alert, September 2018

Co-Author, "Four Critical Issues in the Post-GDPR World for PR Agencies," PRWeek, July 20, 2018

Co-Author, "States Update Data Breach Notification Laws Amidst GDPR Commotion," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, July 2018

Co-Author, "Biometrics and Artificial Intelligence: The New Technological Frontier," 5th Edition: Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Lawmakers React to New Technology Trends With Updates and Amendments," 5th Edition: Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Developments in Connected Technology Create New COPPA Challenges," 5th Edition: Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "South Dakota Becomes 49th State to pass Data Breach Notification Law," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, March 2018

Co-Author, "What We Can Learn from the FTC's 2017 Privacy and Data Security Update," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, March 2018

Co-Author, "T Minus 1 Year Until GDPR: Are You Ready for Take Off?," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, May 2017

Co-Author, "Amazon, FTC Withdraw Appeal of Decision Holding Amazon Liable for Billing Parents for Children's Unauthorized In-App Charges," D&G Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert, April 2017

Co-Author, "Data Privacy and Security Laws Get Stronger, and Face New Challenges," 2017 Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Daily Fantasy Sports and the Perils of Outlier Marketing," Corporate Counsel, January 19, 2017

Co-Author, "A Fallen Warrior in the Game of Mobile Privacy," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, October 2016

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

International Association of Privacy Professionals

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York

EDUCATION

Certified Information Privacy Professional – Europe (CIPP/E)
Certified Information Privacy Professional – U.S. (CIPP/US)
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2012
University of Michigan, B.A., with distinction, 2009


International Association of Privacy Professionals - CIPP US - Certified Information Privacy Professional United States    International Association of Privacy Professionals - CIPP E - Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe

PUBLICATIONS

Co-Author, "New Law Creates Data Breach Safe Harbor for Companies With Written Security Programs," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, November 2018

Co-Author, "Employers Beware: New EU Data Law May Impact Employee Benefits," D&G Benefits & Compensation Alert, September 2018

Co-Author, "Four Critical Issues in the Post-GDPR World for PR Agencies," PRWeek, July 20, 2018

Co-Author, "States Update Data Breach Notification Laws Amidst GDPR Commotion," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, July 2018

Co-Author, "Biometrics and Artificial Intelligence: The New Technological Frontier," 5th Edition: Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Lawmakers React to New Technology Trends With Updates and Amendments," 5th Edition: Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Developments in Connected Technology Create New COPPA Challenges," 5th Edition: Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "South Dakota Becomes 49th State to pass Data Breach Notification Law," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, March 2018

Co-Author, "What We Can Learn from the FTC's 2017 Privacy and Data Security Update," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, March 2018

Co-Author, "T Minus 1 Year Until GDPR: Are You Ready for Take Off?," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, May 2017

Co-Author, "Amazon, FTC Withdraw Appeal of Decision Holding Amazon Liable for Billing Parents for Children's Unauthorized In-App Charges," D&G Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert, April 2017

Co-Author, "Data Privacy and Security Laws Get Stronger, and Face New Challenges," 2017 Trends in Marketing Communications Law

Co-Author, "Daily Fantasy Sports and the Perils of Outlier Marketing," Corporate Counsel, January 19, 2017

Co-Author, "A Fallen Warrior in the Game of Mobile Privacy," D&G Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert, October 2016

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

International Association of Privacy Professionals

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York

EDUCATION

Certified Information Privacy Professional – Europe (CIPP/E)
Certified Information Privacy Professional – U.S. (CIPP/US)
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2012
University of Michigan, B.A., with distinction, 2009


International Association of Privacy Professionals - CIPP US - Certified Information Privacy Professional United States    International Association of Privacy Professionals - CIPP E - Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe