John Weaver to Present on Adjusting Your Business for Technology

McLane Middleton attorney John Weaver will be a panelist on an upcoming webinar called, “Adjusting Your Business for Technology During COVID-19” on May 21, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.  The webinar is presented by The Provident Bank.

Other panelists include: Ryan Malone, CEO of SmartBug Media and Jeff Heather, Co-Founder and Principal of North Light IT.  The conversation will be moderated by Kevin Barton, VP & Commercial Lending Officer at The Provident Bank.

John is a member of McLane Middleton’s Corporate and Privacy and Data Security Practice Groups.  As a data privacy and security attorney, he assists clients to comply with domestic and global privacy laws (e.g., CCPA, PIPEDA, 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, he 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 the impact of autonomous devices and programs on user and employment agreements.

In addition the being the author of Robots Are People Too, which explores legal issues implicated by autonomous technology and artificial intelligence, John is also 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 Wall Street Journal, among other media outlets.

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

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