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Session 7: Developments in E-Health and Health Technology

Moderator and Speaker Biographies

MODERATOR: Claire Bernier:

Claire has extensive experience in information technology and data protection law. She is highly experienced in civil and criminal litigation notably relating to counterfeiting and litigation before specialized bodies (CNIS -National Commission of Employees’ inventions, CNIL – French Data Protection Authority). She has in-depth knowledge of White-collar crime Law notably cybercrime (security breach and notification, or e-reputation). Claire participates in the continuous training of French lawyers and magistrates on cybercrime and cybersecurity. She is highly recommended in legal practitioners guides in “Intellectual Property”, “information technologies”, “online issues”, “personal data”, “white-collar crime particularly cybercrime”. She is currently mentioned in the Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Who’s who and Leader’s league. In 2016, Claire graduated from the INHESJ (National Institute for Higher Studies on Security and Justice).

Sigal Atzmon:

Sigal Atzmon is the CEO of Medix Global, a global health management services group of companies that services a customer base of 2 million people in over 90 different countries, with a strong focus on Asia. Medix’ longstanding mission is to ensure people around the world gain accessibility and implementation of quality medical care. As a shared value company, Medix actively flattens the global inequality of care curve, by forging strategic partnerships with the world’s leading insurers, servicing large corporates and patients globally. Sigal is an authority in the global Healthcare & Insurance Industry and is often invited to speak and present at various forums.



Peter Huppertz:

Peter Huppertz oversees the information technology and intellectual property practice of Hoffmann Liebs Fritsch & Partner and has more than 17 years of experience in the preparation and negotiation of various licensing, development, distribution, outsourcing, and other technology-related agreements. In addition, Peter Huppertz provides counseling on open source software licensing, data protection, e-commerce legal issues and technology related litigation. Mr. Huppertz publishes regularly and delivers lectures at trade-specific events and is an expert lecturer at the Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik e.V. (BME) and for the German Lawyer Academy (Deutsche Anwaltakademie). He serves as a member of the executive committee of the Information Technology Working Group of the German Bar Association. Furthermore, Mr. Huppertz is also a board member of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), the world's largest association of IT law practitioners.


Sheena Jacob:

Sheena Jacob is a highly-ranked leading intellectual property (IP) and technology lawyer with more than 25 years' experience in the IP and technology field. She works with technology companies and innovative businesses, helping them build and extract value from their global IP assets. She also has extensive experience in the privacy field, having previously headed the Asia Pacific data protection practice at an international firm. Sheena is qualified to practice law in Singapore, New York, and England & Wales. As such, she is uniquely placed to understand and assist international companies doing business in Asia.