Social Disclosure: Best Practices to Avoid Inadvertent Disclosures via Social Media


When: February 19, 2014 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP
190 Willis Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501

Paul Rubell, a Long Island attorney, will discuss the risks posed by social media business use in disclosing trade secrets and business information.  He will provide an analysis of how the social media culture enables unintentional, and at times unnoticed, breaches of confidentiality and data compromise.

In this session you will learn about:

– Monitoring and Editing Customers’ Content

– Securing the Business Social Media Site

– Ownership of the Corporate Social Media Site and Content

Register Today!

Parking Available in Lot at Southeast Corner of Building

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Paul is a Partner in the law firm Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein, & Breitstone, LLP, with offices in New York City and Mineola. Paul practices in the firm’s Corporate Law Group, and he heads its Social Media and Tech and Privacy Law Groups.

Paul advises established and emerging companies about technology, social media, software licensing, cloud computing, privacy law, 3d printing, security of digital healthcare and financial information, technology transfer, intellectual property, and cutting-edge legal and technological innovation.

He provides legal and business advice, contract review, strategic planning, and represents his clients in financing and merger and acquisition transactions.

Paul has a special interest in technology, having begun programming computers in 1969 and developing websites in 1993.

He has authored white papers about the privacy implications of social media; best practices to avoid disclosure of confidential corporate information via social media; best practices for the security and integrity of healthcare information; and open source software licensing.

Paul is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Touro Law Center, where he teaches Intellectual Property. Paul is also a Special Professor of Law at Hofstra University School of Law, where he teaches corporate law and contract writing.

He lectures extensively about business law, corporate governance, privacy matters, technology, and social media law to national trade, professional, and university venues.

Paul’s writings have been published frequently in the New York Law Journal and other important periodicals. He has been interviewed about legal topics by CBS-TV, National Public Radio, New York Times, Associated Press, Long Island Business News, Newsday, and the national press. He is a regular contributor to Law360 about privacy law.

Paul is Co-President and General Counsel to the Social Media Association.

Paul is a founding member of the Executive Committee of Touro Law Center’s Institute for Business, Law and Technology.

He is also a founding member of the Center of Excellence for Wireless and Internet Technologies (CEWIT) at Stony Brook University.

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