John Weaver to Present at the TerraLex International Data Privacy Day Series

McLane Middleton attorney John Weaver will be presenting at TerraLex’s upcoming virtual “International Data Privacy Day Series” on January 28, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. ET.

Data Privacy Day (known in Europe as Data Protection Day) is an international event that occurs every year on January 28. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently observed in more than 50 countries around the world.

John will be presenting “CPRA: It’s Not Just for California.”  The passage of the California Privacy Rights Act (the CPRA) expands individual privacy rights and business’s privacy obligations in California, but it also heralds further privacy requirements for any organization operating the in the United States.

John is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department and Privacy and Data Security Practice Group. He has a diverse practice that focuses on privacy, information security, and emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, 5G devices, self-driving vehicles, and drones.

As a data privacy and security attorney, he assists clients to comply with domestic and global privacy laws (e.g., CCPA, CPRA, GDPR, etc.), respond to data breaches and incidents, conduct information risk assessments, remediate security gaps, negotiate data licensing and processing agreements, and evaluate acquisition targets for data liabilities.

As an emerging technologies lawyer, John advises a wide range of companies – from startups to international corporations – on regulatory and legal issues unique to those technologies, including consumer protection requirements governing artificial intelligence, regulations governing drones, state legislation affecting self-driving cars, and Federal Communications Commission regulations governing 5G wireless network buildout.

John is the author of Robots Are People Too, released by Praeger Publishing, which explores legal issues implicated by autonomous technology and artificial intelligence, and a contributing writer at Slate magazine, where his articles focus on similar issues. He is also a member of the board of editors and a columnist for The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law.  John is also a sought after speaker on topics related to law and emerging technologies, and has been interviewed by The Atlantic, Consumer Reports, and the Boston Business Journal, among other media outlets.

John can be reached in the firm’s Woburn office at (781) 904-2685 or

For additional information about TerraLex’s International Data Privacy Day Series, click here.