Mike Regitz Joins Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Panel at 2018 Annual Technology Conference

May 14, 2018

On May 11, 2018, Mike Regitz was a panelist at the U.S. India Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Technology Conference 2018. RegitzMauck was also proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the event. The panel discussed current issues relating to cybersecurity, data privacy, regulation, cyber insurance, and incident response plans. Mike was joined on the panel by Ajay Gupta (Global Information Security Officer, Pizza Hut Global), Jarrett Kolthoff (President /CEO of SpearTip), and Vasu Negendra (VP of Engineering, Critical Start). The panel, entitled “Cybersecurity for Big Data and AI – Legal Considerations,” was moderated by Vishal Chander, Managing Attorney of the Chander Law Firm. The USICOC Annual Technology […]

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RegitzMauck Makes Intellectual Property Law Presentation to Association for Talent Development

May 7, 2018

On May 3, 2018, Mike Regitz and Dustin Mauck made an intellectual property law presentation to the Fort Worth/Mid-Cities Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD). With members from more than 120 countries that work in public and private organizations in every industry sector, ATD is the world’s largest association dedicated to the talent development profession. The presentation (“Intellectual Property 101: Whose IP is it Anyway?”) provided ATD members with a general overview of intellectual property law, including the creation, registration, acquisition, and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the United States. The discussion focused on patents, copyrights, trademarks/trade dress, and trade secrets. The program also […]

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Dustin Mauck Named to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas List for 2018

April 27, 2018

Dustin Mauck of RegitzMauck has been selected to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list in the practice area of intellectual property. The list is initially generated by peer nominations of attorneys that offer exceptional counsel in one of 34 categories of law and is finalized by a panel of eminent lawyers. Each year only a small number of attorneys make it on the Best Lawyers in Dallas list. Last year, RegitzMauck partner Mike Regitz was named a Texas Super Lawyer and Dustin was named a Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business. Both Mike and Dustin are registered to practice before the U.S. […]

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Insured for Cyberfraud? Think Again.

January 16, 2018

Although companies may be operating under the perfectly reasonable expectation that their insurance policies cover them against cyberfraud schemes, they might be surprised to know (or maybe not) that their insurers are taking the exact opposite position when confronted with such claims. In courtrooms across the country, insurers are consistently denying coverage for claims made for one of the most common types of cyberfraud – business e-mail compromise scams. Although there are various versions of this scam, it generally involves the criminal spoofing an e-mail account to pose as a company officer, attorney, or vendor to trick an employee into initiating a fraudulent wire transfer. These attacks […]

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Dustin Mauck Recognized as the Outstanding Clinic Attorney Volunteer at the Dallas Veterans Legal Clinic

November 9, 2017

Dustin Mauck of RegitzMauck has been recognized as the 2017 Outstanding Clinic Attorney Volunteer for the Veterans Legal Clinic by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program. Dustin was presented the award at the Annual Pro Bono Awards Celebration that was hosted by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program and held at the Belo Mansion on the evening of November 8, 2017. Dustin, the 2015 Chair of the Veterans Outreach Subcommittee of the DBA Pro Bono Activities Committee, has represented veterans and their families in a variety of matters over the years, including impending foreclosures, divorces, child support cases, business disputes, and consumer cases. Dustin believes that providing pro bono […]

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RegitzMauck to discuss Data Privacy Issues at the 2017 TSCPA Expo in Arlington, San Antonio, and Houston

November 2, 2017

Mike Regitz and Dustin Mauck of RegitzMauck PLLC will be making data privacy presentations in Arlington (November 30th), San Antonio (December 5th), and Houston (December 8th) at the 2017 TSCPA (Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants) Expo. The presentation “Data Privacy Law: What Are You Doing with My Data?” will provide conference attendees with an overview of data privacy law and recent developments in the area, including new statutory regimes that could drastically change the data privacy landscape in the United States. The TSCPA Expo is a two-day annual conference that includes three separate educational tracks and is held in three Texas cities (Arlington, San Antonio, and […]

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RegitzMauck Sponsors the St. Thomas More Society

October 27, 2017

RegitzMauck is proud to be a sponsor of the St. Thomas More Society for the 2017-2018 Program Year. The purpose of the St. Thomas More Society (STMS) is to encourage Catholic lawyers to live a Christian vocation by sanctifying their daily work and promoting high ethical principles in the legal profession as exemplified by the life of St. Thomas More. On October 14, 2017, Mike Regitz, Dustin Mauck, and guests of RegitzMauck attended the 2017 Red Mass at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe and Dinner Reception at the Petroleum Club, where Professor Gerard V. Bradley of the University of Notre Dame was presented the […]

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Mike Regitz Talks IP and Cybersecurity at the Plano Chamber of Commerce and the Texas A&M University School of Law

October 2, 2017

Mike Regitz of RegitzMauck spoke about Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity issues at the Plano Chamber of Commerce on September 27, 2017. Along with Asilia Backus, Director and Senior Attorney with American Airlines, Mike presented on the topic “Is Your Business Secure?” Earlier in the week, on September 25, 2017, Mike spoke about “Trademarks and the Internet” during the 2017 IP Aggies Forum that was held at the Texas A&M University School of Law. 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 matters […]

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The Model for Outside Counsel? Absolutely!

August 3, 2017

As I was delving into my newest “book club” book, Thomas More – A Portrait of Courage, I couldn’t help but recognize my firm’s values in the example set by Thomas More, and I tried to imagine a world in which all outside counsel acted accordingly: As a lawyer, he acquired a reputation for honesty and integrity. One early biographer reports that “to his clients [More] never failed to give advice that was wise and straightforward, always looking to their interests rather than to his own. In most cases he used best endeavors to get the litigants to come to terms. If he was unsuccessful in this, […]

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Insurer Must Pay for $4.8M Fraudulent Wire Transfer Hack

July 24, 2017

Plaintiff, Medidata Solutions, filed a 2015 lawsuit against Federal Insurance Company for coverage of a $4.8M fraudulent wire transfer (Cause No. 1:15-cv-00907 S.D.N.Y). According to the facts of the case, Medidata notified its finance department of a potential acquisition that could require urgent assistance in the summer of 2014. With knowledge of this transaction, the cyber thief used common social engineering tactics to consummate the fraud. He spoofed the e-mail address of Medidata’s president in numerous requests and impersonated an attorney over the phone to dupe an accounting employee to complete the fraudulent wire. Medidata held a $5M insurance policy with Federal that contained a “Crime Coverage […]

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