Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Brian served as in-house counsel to an intellectual property consulting and investigations firm where he advised Fortune 1000 corporations on complex IP, anti-counterfeiting, and brand protection strategies.
Brian is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and serves as Subcommittee Chair for the inaugural Data Protection Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA). He has been appointed to the Terralex Technology & Digital Business industry group, the Technology and Innovation Committee for the State of Indiana, and serves on a number of boards, including the executive committee for the Indianapolis Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, the regional venture capital and scale-up technology company event inX, and The Speak Easy, an Indianapolis-based technology startup co-working organization.
He is a frequent speaker on data privacy and cybersecurity law, IP, and technology matters to business groups, legal organizations and privacy seminars, including providing continuing education credit for attorneys and certified privacy professionals for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Brian is proud to be able to live and work in his hometown of Indianapolis, while growing a national practice in areas of law about which he is passionate. Brian enjoys spending most of his time outside of work with his incredible wife and children, which often involves shuttling from one sporting event to another, seeking out the best food and restaurants in Indy, or watching animated movies his kids have already made him watch a dozen times before.