Please join us for the Fourteenth Annual Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (“JTIP”) Symposium:

 “The Future of Global Privacy Law”

Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Lowden Hall

10:00 a.m. – Gather in Lowden for coffee and refreshments

10:30 a.m. – Keynote Speaker Manas Mohapatra

12:00 p.m. – Lunch panel discussion, moderated by Prof. Steve Reed

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We are honored to have Manas Mohapatra, Chief Privacy Officer at Viacom and Northwestern JD ’05, as our Keynote Speaker. Mr. Mohapatra has worked in privacy law at both Twitter and at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and will provide remarks on the state of U.S. privacy law and the most pertinent issues practitioners and consumers should consider.

The Symposium will also include a panel discussion moderated by Professor Steve Reed focusing on privacy issues and emerging technologies. This year’s panel includes:

Manuj Lal, Privacy & Data Protection @ PwC

Steven Wernikoff, Partner, Data Security & Privacy @ Honigman

Katherine Licup, VP, Enterprise Privacy & Fair Banking @ Discover Financial Services


Please register via Eventbrite here.  Registration is free with breakfast, lunch, and dessert provided.

CLE Credit

The lunchtime panel has been approved for one hour of general CLE credit hours in the state of Illinois. Relevant materials are available here.


Sponsorship has generously been provided by Latham & Watkins, Kirkland & Ellis, and Knobbe Martens.  

Please direct questions to Michael Ellenberger and Tina He, JTIP Development Editors.