Mike Regitz Joins Cyber Insurance Panel at 2018 Gateway to CyberCity Conference

November 13, 2018

On November 1, 2018, Mike Regitz of RegitzMauck was a panelist at the 2018 Gateway to CyberCity Conference at America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Mike Regitz with Co-Panelists Lucie Huger and John Loftus The panel discussion focused on the cyber insurance market, cyber fraud threats, cyber insurance policies, insurance coverage lawsuits, panel counsel and vendors, claim handling procedures, cyber insurance brokers, and contracts mandating the purchase of cyber insurance policies. Mike was joined on the panel by Lucie Huger (Officer, Greensfelder) and John Loftus (SVP, Cyber Security and Privacy Risk, Willis Towers Watson). The panel, entitled “Risk Transfer via Insurance – THINK AGAIN,” was moderated by […]

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RegitzMauck Sponsors the Fall Food Festival to Support the St. Vincent de Paul Society

November 7, 2018

RegitzMauck was a Gold Sponsor of the Knights of Columbus Fall Food Festival and Chili Cook-off at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church on November 4, 2018. All proceeds from the event went to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, an international, charitable organization of the Catholic Church, founded in 1833 for the sanctification of its members by personal service of the poor. Contestants competed in four categories: Meats (The Carnivore Group), Sides (The Vegetarian Group), Chili (The Die Hard Group), and Desserts (The Sweets Group). Mike and Dustin sampled just about everything between them. The first St. Vincent de Paul Society conference in the United States […]

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RegitzMauck Supports the Red Mass and Reception Honoring Judge Amy Barrett

October 22, 2018

Mike Regitz of RegitzMauck was honored to serve as a Lector at the 2018 Red Mass at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Dallas on October 13, 2018. It was RegitzMauck’s pleasure to also host clients and friends of the firm at its table at the Petroleum Club reception immediately following the Mass. This year, the St. Thomas More Award was presented to the Honorable Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Mike Regitz, Tammy Regitz, Judge Amy Barrett, and One Technologies General Counsel Fred Loeber The Most Reverend Edward Burns, Bishop of Dallas, presided over the Red Mass, […]

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RegitzMauck Clients Honored for Legal and Leadership Excellence

September 26, 2018

Stacey Smotherman, General Counsel of Excentus, and Fred Loeber, General Counsel of One Technologies, were honored at the D CEO Corporate Counsel Awards event on September 25, 2018. Each was a Finalist for the Outstanding General Counsel Award. Of course, RegitzMauck has known all along how outstanding Fred and Stacey are. The unparalleled wisdom exhibited in their selection of outside counsel, particularly with respect to intellectual property and cybersecurity, is a dead giveaway. To the surprise of no one, the Excentus and One Technologies teams were out in full force to support the leaders of their legal departments, and a great time was had by all. It’s […]

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Mike Regitz Named to the 2018 Super Lawyers List

September 6, 2018

Mike Regitz of RegitzMauck PLLC has been selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list in the practice area of Intellectual Property for the second consecutive year. Selection to the Texas Super Lawyers list is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 5% of attorneys in Texas receive this distinction. Earlier this year, RegitzMauck partner Dustin Mauck was selected to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list in the practice area of intellectual property. Both Mike and Dustin are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and are Certified Information Privacy Professionals. Mike focuses his practice on intellectual property and […]

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RegitzMauck Gives Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Presentation to Texas Society of CPAs

August 21, 2018

On August 15, 2018, Mike Regitz and Dustin Mauck of RegitzMauck gave a cybersecurity and data privacy presentation to the Fort Worth Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. The presentation “Data Privacy and Cybersecurity: Collecting and Protecting Critical Data” provided attendees with an overview of the latest cybersecurity threats, an in-depth exploration of an actual data breach, a summary of data privacy regulations, and a discussion on cyber insurance products. RegitzMauck PLLC is an intellectual property boutique based in Dallas, Texas. The firm focuses on providing value-based legal services to cost-conscious clients seeking high quality legal representation in intellectual property, cybersecurity, and data privacy […]

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Is That Really Your Client E-mailing You?

August 14, 2018

I received an e-mail late last Friday afternoon. It was the end of the week and the end of the day, and truth be told, I was trying to get out of the office for the weekend. The e-mail came from a firm client, was sent with “High Importance,” and included the following text: “I sent you a secured Confidential Letter via Microsoft. Let me know if you have any question.” Admittedly, something less than perfect grammar. But the e-mail address and signature block were spot-on matches, and few of us are absolutely typo-free when firing off e-mails, especially when things are time-sensitive. Our firm occasionally receives […]

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Do the Risks of Outsourcing Your I.T. Outweigh the Rewards?

August 8, 2018

Corporations can realize significant savings by contracting for offshore technology assistance, but you must ensure that the associated risks do not outweigh the savings. A Missouri complaint that was recently filed provides a cautionary tale. While this case is in its infancy and the facts from the complaint remain allegations, it highlights the risks involved with this type of offshoring. The Plaintiff, Maritz Holdings, manages and operates rewards programs for its clients, including the provision of eGift cards through vendors like Target, Amazon, and Apple (iTunes), and it contracted with Cognizant Technology Solutions to provide offshore services in India according to an Offshore Contracting Master Services Agreement. […]

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Mike Regitz Leads Cyber Insurance Discussion at Executive Connection Enterprise Risk Group Meeting

July 27, 2018

On July 20, 2018, Mike Regitz led a discussion on issues relating to cyber insurance at the quarterly meeting of the Executive Connection Enterprise Risk Group. The presentation was entitled “But What About My Cyber Insurance Policy?” and was facilitated and moderated by Jarrett Kolthoff, CEO of SpearTip, who addressed issues relating to the interaction between digital forensic investigations and cyber insurance coverage. Mike Regitz of RegitzMauck and Jarrett Kolthoff of SpearTip The discussion focused on the cyber insurance market, cyber fraud threats, cyber insurance policies, insurance coverage lawsuits, panel counsel and vendors, claim handling procedures, cyber insurance brokers, and contracts mandating the purchase of cyber insurance […]

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July was a Great Month for Cyber Insureds!

July 24, 2018

Policy holders are on a “cyber” roll in July, having prevailed in claims against their insurance carriers in two closely-watched “computer fraud” cases on appeal. In Medidata Solutions, Inc. v. Federal Insurance Company, the U.S. Court of Appels for the Second Circuit affirmed the lower court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the insured to the tune of $6 million. And just a few days later, in American Tooling Center, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed a lower court judgment in favor of the insurer, rendered summary judgment in favor of the insured, […]

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