Speaking Engagement

Current Developments in Data Rights

ABA Section of Public Contract Law Annual Meeting 2023

Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center
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Denver, CO

Blank Rome associate David L. Bodner will serve as a panel moderator at the American Bar Association (“ABA”) Section of Public Contract Law 2023 Annual Meeting, being held August 3 through 5, 2023, in Denver, Colorado.

David’s session, “Current Developments in Data Rights,” will take place on Thursday, August 3, from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m., with panelists Rizlane Riahi (Systems Deputy Section Head, Naval Sea Systems Command, Office of Counsel, U.S. Navy, Washington, D.C.), Eric Roberson (Government Contracts Compliance Counsel, Booz Allen Hamilton, Denver, CO), and Abigail Stokes (Senior Counsel, Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Washington, D.C.).


An esteemed panel of government contracts law professionals will tackle the complex and evolving landscape of data rights in government contracts. They will discuss the different types of data rights; the legal framework governing data rights; and the challenges and considerations associated with protecting, managing, and leveraging data in federal procurement. Panelists will share practical insights on strategies for negotiating and navigating data rights clauses, complying with regulations, and maximizing the value of data in government contracts.

Other Meeting sessions include:

  • Space Industry Contracting Before and After Launch
  • Unlocking Innovation in Procurement of Public Infrastructure
  • Balancing Innovation with National Security in Federal Procurement
  • Using AI in Government Contracting
  • Effective Partnering with a National Laboratory
  • Creative Procurement Within the FAR

Blank Rome is pleased to be a sponsor of the Meeting.

For more information and to register, please visit the event webpage.