Faculty Profile: Bart W Huffman
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Bart has a systems engineering and intellectual property background and experience in privacy and information security matters that spans the modern history of the practice area. He provides advice concerning a wide range of matters within his field, including privacy and cybersecurity compliance and program development, sophisticated cloud and professional IT services agreements, software and data licensing, and cybersecurity, ransomware/extortion, and data breach preparedness and response. Bart regularly supports clients both in the negotiation of technology transactions and as to compliance with privacy and data protection laws on a national and international scale, including with respect to laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and, in collaboration with his EU colleagues, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Bart regularly works and speaks on privacy and security matters for energy, health care, financial services, transportation, construction, and other industry sectors. He holds a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and a B.S.E. from Princeton University in Civil Engineering & Operations Research with a Certificate in Engineering and Management Systems.
Bart is admitted to practice law in Texas, New York and California, and before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. He has appeared in federal and state courts across the country, including in precedent-setting online copyright and privacy matters. He is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
Bart is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe, and he completed two terms on the Certifications Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Bart is currently a cybersecurity fellow for the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas, and he has also served as a visiting fellow of the Center for Information Technology at Princeton University.