Privacy and Data // Law and Practice with Brandsmiths LLP | FAST

Privacy and Data // Law and Practice with Brandsmiths LLP


12.00 - 1.00 pm GMT


  1. “The English Courts’ application of data protection legislation.” | Jacob O’Brien.
  2. Corporate reputation management: the importance, the dangers and the remedies | Andy Lee.

The webinar will be chaired by Dawn Osborne from the Federation Against Software Theft and conclude with an interactive Q&A session, where you will have the opportunity to pose questions to our panel of experts.  

Meet the Panel

Chair | Dawn Osborne

Oxbridge educated, Dawn Osborne has almost thirty years’ experience as an IP lawyer. Having qualified in the City and been a partner for twenty years in top-tier IP boutique firms, she returned recently to the city as a partner of McCarthy Denning, primarily involved in litigation, advice and mediation. She has been on the Board of Directors of FAST as Counsel and Chair of its Legal Action Group for over ten years. She has been recommended as an IP STAR by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine, based on client or peer reviews.  Her expertise covers trademarks, copyright, designs and confidentiality/privacy. She has a particular reputation as an Internet lawyer being an expert in domain name resolution for WIPO, NAF, Nominet and for the .eu and UDRP procedures of the CAC, Dawn has extensive experience in entertainment (computer games, publishing, music, film, theatre and sport), media, fashion, and luxury goods including high-end jewellery, watches and motor vehicles.

Speaker | Andy Lee

Andy is Head of Intellectual Property and Reputation Management at Brandsmiths. He leads on a wide-range of contentious matters concerning intellectual property, defamation and misuse of private information and data. Andy is frequently sought for his expertise to speak at a variety of industry events.

Speaker | Jacob O’Brien

Jacob is a Senior Associate in the Intellectual Property and Commercial team at Brandsmiths. He has a particular focus on data protection issues, leading a number of Brandsmiths clients from multinationals to SMEs on a variety of data related projects and assisting with ICO investigations.