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Experience

Diana McKenzie is a partner and chair of HunterMaclean’s information technology and outsourcing practice group. She is internationally recognized for her work in information technology and outsourcing matters and is best known for her ability to provide practical, efficient, and strategic legal counsel.

Diana has practiced exclusively in information technology law since 1985. This experience gives her the breadth and depth to offer an unparalleled sophisticated and holistic perspective on her clients’ business challenges. She has extensive experience with issues unique to the health care technology industry.

Diana is a nationally recognized writer and internationally recognized speaker in information technology and outsourcing law. She has given over 150 speeches in fifty cities across the United States and in fourteen countries in Europe, South America, and Australia. Diana has published over fifty articles in various periodicals such as the Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, The Licensing Journal, Intellectual Property and Technology Law Journal, and the Computer and Internet Lawyer. She has been quoted over 100 times in various periodicals such as the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Miami Herald, and Computerworld Magazine. Diana also has a background in computer programming.

Diana graduated from Kenyon College, magna cum laude, with honors in Political Science in 1981. She earned both her M.B.A. and J.D. from Emory University in 1985. Prior to joining HunterMaclean, she practiced in a major Chicago law firm where she founded and ran the information technology practice group. Other leadership experience includes running the U.S. contracting for one of the top health care technology vendors. She has also served on the Management Committee for the first information technology law boutique in the country.

Recognition

Best Lawyers in America: Information Technology Law, 2006-2017

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.

Who’s Who Legal, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers: 2008-present

Since 1996 Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law.

Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite: 2012

Georgia Trend Magazine’s annual listing of Georgia’s top attorneys, selected by their peers. The list includes eight practice areas: business law; personal injury litigation; criminal law; labor and employment; taxes, estates and trusts; bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; family law; and general practice/trial law.

Georgia Super Lawyers: 2010

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Corporate Counsel Super Lawyers: 2010

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Chicago Magazine: Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois, 2009

Chicago Magazine: Top 50 Women Lawyers in Illinois, 2009

Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Illinois, 2005-2009

(no category listing available in Georgia)

Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America.

Illinois Super Lawyers: 2004-2009

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Martindale-Hubbell: AV Rated

The Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada.


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Publications & Presentations

Publications

Bitcoins: What You Need to Know About the Cryptocurrency

While Bitcoin gains traction as a burgeoning digital payment system, the concerns regarding its use grow as well. More than 60,000 online retailers now accept the “virtual cash,” and the UK has announced that Britain may start treating Bitcoin as a legitimate currency. But what, exactly, is Bitcoin? And what does a business need to know before accepting it as payment? Diana McKenzie, chair of HunterMaclean’s information technology practice, sheds light on these questions in her article for Savannah Morning News.

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What Business Owners Should Know About Security Breaches

The increase in data breaches, as well as their associated costs, are frightening statistics for any business, not just nationwide chains. Diana J.P. McKenzie discusses a few ways companies can be proactive about protecting assets both before and after a security breach.

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Licensor and Licensee Dealmaking Tips to Reduce Data Privacy and Security Risks

This article by Diana J. P. McKenzie for Bloomberg BNA addresses data privacy and security issues that frequently arise over the life span of a complex software license and services deal, and presents dealmaking tips that could be used to mitigate potential risks.

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Facebook, Twitter, and the Law: What Every CIO Should Know About Social Media

By Diana McKenzie, published on June 6, 2011, on CIO Insight.

Right now, the intersection of social media and the law looks a lot like a street corner where the traffic signal has just stopped working: Things are moving much too fast and you know there’s bound to be an accident or two. One of the few things we can say with any certainty is that the state of the law of social media will be vastly different 12 months from now.

With millions of people continuing to share online gigabytes-worth of what was once relatively private information, no business can be completely safe from the unintended and often harmful consequences of all that information being released into the wild.

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Trends in Outsourcing Emerging From the Great Recession

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published on October 13, 2010, in Journal of the Technology Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.

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Avoiding Social Media-Related Legal Issues in the Workplace

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in July 2010 in Business in Savannah.

An informal rule of thumb to apply is this: If your company has a social media policy prohibiting certain postings and the employee’s postings nonetheless casts the company, its management or customers in a negative light, or if the company’s trade secrets and strategy are being discussed anywhere outside the secure confines of your enterprise, the employee should almost always be fired or disciplined.

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Key Elements of a Good ERP Implementation

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in January 2008 in The Journal of Information Integration and Management, Data Trends and Applications.

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Controlling the Chaos: A New Approach to Streamlining Outsourcing Negotiations

By Milton L. Petersen and Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in November 2005 in Intellectual Property and Technology Law Journal.

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Preventative Law: Disentanglement Clauses in IT Outsourcing Agreements

By Milton L. Petersen and Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in September 2005 in the Computer Law Association Bulletin.

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Preventative Law: Disentanglement Clauses in IT Outsourcing Agreements

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in August 2005 in Cutter Consortium Executive Update.

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Creating a Healthy Relationship with Your (Next) IT Vendor

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in Journal of Healthcare Information Management (Fall 2003).

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Legal Protections Related to Security Concerns

By Milton L. Peterson and Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in the Journal of Healthcare Information Management (Summer 2003).

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Negotiating Effective Service Level Agreements

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in the Journal of Healthcare Information Management (Spring 2003).

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Negotiating Web Host Development Agreements

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in February 2003 in The Computer & Internet Lawyer.

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Developing a Winning IT Negotiations Strategy

By Milton L. Petersen and Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in the Journal of Healthcare Information Management (Winter 2003).

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Contracting for Technology Services

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in January 2003 in the Health Care Organization Guide: Legal, Business and Tax.

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Business Associate Agreements

By Diana J. P. McKenzie and Milton L. Petersen, published in December 2001 in InsideHIPAA.com.

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Negotiating Software License Agreements in an Economic Downturn

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in December 2001 in The Computer & Internet Lawyer.

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Contracting with Software Vendors in a Recession: A User’s Perspective

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in Journal of Healthcare Information Management (Fall 2001).

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Handling Medical Data? Think HIPAA Now

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in November 2000 in The Computer & Internet Lawyer.

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Ten tips for e-businesses

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in February 2000 in The Corporate Lawyer.

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Devising a Broad Data Security Policy

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in The 2000 Guide to Health Data Security, New York, Faulkner and Gray (1999) .

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Devising a Data Security Policy

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in The 1999 Guide to Health Data Security, New York, Faulkner and Gray (1998).

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Formulating an Effective Security Policy

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in The 1998 Guide to Health Data Security, New York, Faulkner and Gray (1997).

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Information Technology Policies: Managing Employer Risk in Cyberspace

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance (Fall 1997).

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Legal Review: Protecting the Confidentiality and Integrity of Patient Records

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in May 1997 in Topics in Health Information Management.

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Form Master Web Site Professional Services Agreement and Form World Wide Web Link Revenue Agreement

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in Computer Law Association’s Internet and Web Related Forms Collection, Washington, D.C., Computer Law Association (1997).

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Protecting Patient Privacy and Data Quality in a Community Health Information Network

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, Published in November/December 1996 in Journal for Healthcare Quality.

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A Legal Analysis of the Pitfalls of the Internet

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in November/December 1996 in The Licensing Journal.

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Defending Your Data: Minimizing Risks in a Networked Environment

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in September 1996 in Journal of American Health Information Management Association.

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Healthcare Trend Improves Security Practices

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in May/June 1996 in In Confidence.

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Commerce on the Net: Surfing through Cyberspace without Getting Wet

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in Journal of Computer and Information Law (Winter 1996).

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Strategies for Success When Medical Groups Participate in CHINs

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in January/February 1996 in Medical Group Management Journal.

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Business in Cyberspace Calls for Cautious Dealings

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in June 1995 in National Law Journal.

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Learning to Drive on the Information Highway

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in March/April 1995 in HMO Magazine.

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A Lawyer’s Road Map of the Information Superhighway

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in Journal of Computer and Information Law (Winter 1995).

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Limiting Liability from Unauthorized Computer Record Disclosures

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in September 1994 in Clinical Data Management.

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Hospitals' Protection of Patients' Records Shows Strengths and Weaknesses

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in April 1994 in Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society News.

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Reducing Legal Exposure for Computer-Based Patient Records

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in February 1994 in Proceedings of the 1994 Annual Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Technology Law One-Half Step behind Innovation

Roundtable discussion by Diana J. P. McKenzie published in December 1993 in the Illinois Legal Times.

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Data Deals: The Essence of Multimedia Transactions

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in November 1993 in The Computer Lawyer.

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Medicolegal Liability & Clinical Software

By Diana J. P. McKenzie, published in January/February 1993 in Nursing Homes.

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Presentations

Negotiating Health Care IT Agreements

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie at Health Care IT 2016: New Technology, New Legal Issues at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) in New York, New York, in June 2016.

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Security Update

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie at the 2016 Health Care Law Update & Annual Meeting for the Georgia Academy of Health Care Attorneys in Atlanta, Georgia, in May 2016.

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Diana J.P. McKenzie to Present at 24th Annual Technology Law Conference

HunterMaclean Information Technology partner and chair Diana J. P. McKenzie is a speaker at the upcoming Technology Law Conference in Seattle, WA.  On Tuesday, December 15, Ms. McKenzie will present Security and Other New Provisions You Need in Your Technology Contracts Now.

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The Inner Workings of the Cloud: A Customer Perspective

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie at Law Seminars International in Atlanta, Georgia, in April 2015.

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Licensor and Licensee Dealmaking Tips: Typical Bones of Contention and Possible Solutions

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie at Technology Law Conference’s 23rd Annual Seattle Conference on Tech Law at the Law Seminar’s Institute in Seattle, Washington, in December 2014.

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Legal Potpourri in the Digital Age: Social Media, Text Messaging, Mobile Health and More

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie at the HIMSS 2014 Midwest Fall Technology Conference in Chicago, Illinois, in November 2014

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Other Options for Getting the Supplier to Focus on Target Outcomes

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie at the ITechLaw 2014 European Conference in Paris, France, in October 2014.

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What Really Matters in Negotiating IT Outsourcing Contracts

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie to the Association of Corporate Counsel Georgia Chapter in Atlanta, Georgia, in October 2014.

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My Career Story: Or, How to Succeed in the Practice of Law by Making a Lot of Mistakes

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie at the University of South Carolina Beaufort in Beaufort, South Carolina, in September 2014.

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IT and Contracts: Outsourcing

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie at the 2014 International Federation of Computer Law Associations (IFCLA) Conference in Antwerp, Belgium, on June 5, 2014.

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What’s HOT and What’s NOT in Healthcare IT Contracting

Presented at HIMSS14 Chapter Meeting for the Central and North Florida and Georgia chapters in Orlando, Florida, in February 2014 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Licensor and Licensee Dealmaking Tips to Reduce Privacy and Security Risks

Presented at the Technology Law Conference’s 22nd Annual Seattle Conference on Tech Law in Seattle, Washington, on December 13, 2013, by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Website Policies: A Common Sense Approach to What You Must Do!

Presented at Technology Summit 2013 in Savannah, Georgia, in April 2013 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Trends in IT Contracts

Presented at the HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana, in March 2013 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Dealmaking Tips: Current Hotspots in B2B, IP & IT Licensing & Service Agreements

Presented at Technology Law Conference’s 21st Annual Seattle Conference on Tech Law in Seattle, Washington, in December 2012 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Successful EHR Contracting

Presented at the Hospital Information Technology Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas, in October 2012 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Parting the Clouds: Negotiation Tips for Healthcare Cloud Computing Agreements

Presented at the Munich Technology Bar Association Monthly Meeting in Munich, Germany, in June 2012 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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The Times They Are A Changin': U.S. Trends in IT Agreements

Presented at the International Federation of Computer Law Associations (IFCLA) 2012 Conference in Munich, Germany, on June 22, 2012, by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Keeping up with the #joneses: Changes in Technology, Changes in Law Practice

Presented at the University of Dayton School of Law Twenty-Second Annual Seminar on Significant Developments in the Intellectual Property Law of Computers and Cyberspace in Dayton, Ohio, on June 8, 2012, by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Minding the Store: Negotiating Successful Billing and Collections Outsourcing Agreement

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, in February 2012 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Parting the Clouds: Negotiation Tips for Healthcare Cloud Computing Agreements

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, in February 2012 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Navigating the Cloud: Risks and Protections for Healthcare Data

Meet the Experts Panel presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, in February 2012 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Ordering Off-Menu: Tips for Adding Essential Purchaser-Friendly Warranties to a Standard-Form Vendor Agreement

Presented at the Law Seminars International 20th Annual Seattle Conference in Seattle, Washington, in December 2011 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Structuring Revenue Process Deals

Presented at the ITechLaw 2011 European Conference in Oslo, Norway, in October 2011 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Ordering Off-Menu: Adding Essential Purchaser-Friendly Warranties to Standard-Form Vendor Agreements

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, in February 2011 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Drafting And Reviewing IT Contracts That Work

Presented at the Association of Corporate Counsel – Atlanta Chapter in Atlanta, Georgia, in January 2011 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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The Art of the Deal: Negotiating a Winning EHR Contract

Presented at Rural Hospital Information Technology Conference in Austin, Texas, in October 2010 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Drafting Meaningful IT Warranties: A Checklist Approach

Presented at ITechLaw 2010 European Conference in Berlin, Germany, in October 2010 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Successful Contract Negotiations

Presented at Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Webinar, in September 2010 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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ICD-10 Contract Analysis

Presented at the HIMSS ICD-10 Task Force Monthly Meeting, Audio-Conference, in June 2010 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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A Checklist of IT Warranty Provisions: What is Hot & What is Not

Presented at University of Dayton School of Law Twentieth Annual Seminar on Significant Developments in the Intellectual Property Law of Computers and Cyberspace in Dayton, Ohio, on June 11, 2010, by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Trends in Outsourcing in the Great Recession

Presented at ITechLaw 2010 World Technology Law Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, in May 2010 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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New Rules for an Old Game: Structuring Winning EHR Contracts

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, in March 2010 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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How to Draft Contracts That Survive (and Avoid) Litigation

Presented at ALFA International Business Litigation, audio-conference, in January 2010 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Hot Issues in eHealth and Healthcare Technology

Panel discussion moderated by Diana J. P. McKenzie at ITechLaw Annual European Conference in Brussels, Belgium, on November 6, 2009.

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Data Breaches: Lessons Learned and Guidelines for Developing an Incident Response Plan

Presented at the Tenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law in Chicago, Illinois, in July 2009 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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That's Not Your Code! Jacobsen v. Katzer & Open Source Licensing

Presented at University of Dayton School of Law Nineteenth Annual Seminar on Significant Developments in the Intellectual Property Law of Computers & Cyberspace in Dayton, Ohio, in June 2009 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Lose a Laptop? Practical Approaches to Navigating Breach Notification Laws

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, in April 2009 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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We've Lost a Laptop: Navigating the Patchwork of Security Breach Notification Laws

Presented at the InfoSec World Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida, in February 2009 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Navigating Security Breach Notification Laws When Patient Information is Exposed

Presented at the Eclipsys Seminar on Patient Identity Theft in Atlanta, Georgia; Long Beach, California; New York City, New York; and Plymouth, Michigan, in December 2008 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Negotiating Software License Agreements in a Recession

Presented at University of Dayton School of Law Eighteenth Annual Seminar on Significant Developments in the Intellectual Property Law of Computers and Cyberspace in Dayton, Ohio, in June 2008 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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We've Lost a Laptop: Navigating the Patchwork of Security Breach Notification Laws

Presented at the CBA Cyberlaw & Data Privacy Committee in Chicago, Illinois, in May 2008 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Outsourcing: Recent Developments and Trends - Designing Termination Clauses

Presented at the ITechLaw Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, in April 2008 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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We've Lost a Laptop: Navigating the Patchwork of Security Breach Notification Laws

Presented at the Neal Gerber Eisenberg Conference Center in Chicago, Illinois, in April 2008 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Innovative and Strategic Ideas in Healthcare Technology Contracting

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, in February 2008 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Old Wine in New Bottles: New Provisions in Large Scale Software Licensing Agreements

Presented at the ITechLaw 4th Annual Asian Conference in Mumbai, India, on February 1, 2008, by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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New Developments in Software Licensing Agreements

Presented at the ITechLaw European Conference in London in November 2007 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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ERP Agreements: Key Contractual Provisions That Must Be in Your Contract

Presented at the ITechLaw Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in April 2007 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Legal Considerations Every Utility Should Know Prior to Outsourcing

Presented at the EUCI’s 4th Conference Outsourcing for Utilities in Chicago, Illinois, in April 2007 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Selection, Design, and Drafting of Complex Licensing Documents

Presented at the Law Seminars International Conference in Chicago, Illinois, in March 2007 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Are You Fluent in “Contract”? How to Get the Most Out of Your Agreements

Presented at the Women’s Business Law Conference in Chicago, Illinois, in January 2007 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Managing Global Outsourcing Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Presented at the International Technology Law Association European Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, in November 2006 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Drafting, Reviewing and Negotiating IT Contracts that Work

Presented at the Neal Gerber Eisenberg Conference Center in Chicago, Illinois, in October 2006 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Shared Services versus Outsourcing

Presented at the 6th Annual Shared Services and Six Sigma for Finance and Accounting in Chicago, Illinois, in July 2006 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Drafting Contracts that Work Part II

Presented at the Association of Corporate Counsel Chicago Chapter Luncheon Program in Chicago, Illinois, in June 2006 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Value Based and Transformational Outsourcing

Presented at the World Computer and Internet Law Congress and ITechLaw Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, in May 2006 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Contractually Speaking: Drafting IT Contracts that Work

Presented at the Iowa Department of Public Health FLEX Hospital Rounds Conference in Johnston, Iowa, in May 2006 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Structuring and Drafting Complex License Agreements

Presented at the Law Seminars International Conference in Chicago, Illinois, in April 2006 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Drafting Information Technology Contracts That Work for Healthcare Providers

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference in San Diego, California, in February 2006 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Corporate E-Mail Systems: Liabilities and Rules

Presented at the 3rd Conference of the Americas in Mexico City, Mexico, in December 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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A New Approach to Streamlining Negotiations

Presented at the Association of Corporate Counsel Chicago Chapter Luncheon Program in Chicago, Illinois, in November 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Transformational Outsourcing

Presented at the Computer Law Association European Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, in October 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Outsourcing – Doing It Right The First Time and Every Time

Presented at the American Bar Association 2005 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in August 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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A Practical Approach to Drafting Information Technology Contracts

Presented via live teleconference for the Scottsdale Institute in Chicago, Illinois, in June 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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A Practical Primer on Drafting Contracts that Work

Presented at the Association of Corporate Counsel Chicago Chapter Evening Program in Chicago, Illinois, in March 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Exceeding Client Expectations – Winning Negotiating Strategies

Presented at the Minority Corporate Counsel Association 2005 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in March 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Controlling the Chaos: A New Approach to Streamlining Outsourcing Negotiations

Presented at the Minority Corporate Counsel Association 2005 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in March 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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What’s New in Healthcare Outsourcing Agreements

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas, in February 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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International Licensing Agreements in the Technology Sector

Presented via international teleconference for the American Bar Association in Chicago, Illinois, in January 2005 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Controlling the Chaos: A New Approach to Streamlining Outsourcing Negotiations

Presented at the Computer Law Association European Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in November 2004 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Contracting for Disentanglement in IT Outsourcing

Presented at the ABDI Sixteenth Annual International Congress on Computer Law and Telecommunications Law in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in October 2004 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Live Outsourcing Negotiation with Audience Interaction: From the Negotiator’s and Litigator’s Point of View

Moderated by Diana J. P. McKenzie at the Annual Meeting of the Computer Law Association and World Computer and Internet Law Congress in Washington, D.C., in May 2004.

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The Hot Outsourcing Issues of Today: Whether the Parties are Next Door or on the Other Side of the World

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Computer Law Association and World Computer and Internet Congress in Washington, D.C., in May 2004 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Privacy: The Growing Importance of Personal Privacy Protection and Compliance

Presented at the Georgetown University Law Center Advanced Computer and Internet Law Institute in Washington, D.C., in March 2004 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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After the Transaction: Handling Ongoing Support and Maintenance Obligations

Presented at the Law Seminars International Conference in Chicago, Illinois, in March 2004 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Presented at the Lorman Education Services HIPAA, ADA and FMLA Conference in Oak Brook, Illinois, in January 2004 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Web Hosting Development Agreements

Presented at Computer Law Association European Conference in Munich, Germany, in November 2003 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Privacy and Outsourcing: The Regulatory Framework

Presented at Practising Law Institute Conference in New York, New York, in October 2003 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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The Legal Aspects of Managing Risk in Software Development Projects

Presented at the Chicago Software Process Improvement Network (C-SPIN) Meeting in Palatine, Illinois, in September 2003 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Managing the Risks in IT Projects: What IT Lawyers Need to Know

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Computer Law Association and World Computer and Internet Law Congress in Washington, D.C., in May 2003 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Key Legal Issues to Consider When Your Company Does Business Online

Presented to the Corporate Counsel Committee Meeting of the Chicago Bar Association in Chicago, Illinois, in April 2003 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Legal Aspects of Disclosing PHI

Presented at the Lorman Disclosure of Information Issues Under HIPAA Seminar in Oak Brook, Illinois, in February 2003 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Business Associate Agreements

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, California, in February 2003 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Disaster Planning and Recovery/Bioterrorism: Creating an Actionable Disaster Recovery Plan

Panel moderated by Diana J. P. McKenzie at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, California, in February 2003.

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Drafting Web Development and Hosting Agreements

Presented at the Computer Law Association European Conference in Paris, France, in November 2002 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Privacy & Outsourcing: the Regulatory Framework

Presented at the Practicing Law Institute Conference in New York City, New York, in October 2002 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Technology Outsourcing Agreements, What You Need to Know

Presented at the ABDI Sixteenth Annual International Congress on Computer Law and Telecommunications Law in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in September 2002 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Negotiating Web Agreements: How Tangled is the Web and Who’s Doing the Deceiving?

Presented at University of Dayton School of Law Thirteenth Annual Seminar on Significant Developments in the Intellectual Property Law of Computers and Cyberspace in Dayton, Ohio, in June 2002 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Cyberhospitals

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Spring Seminar Series in Nashville, Tennessee, in May 2002 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Negotiating ASP Agreements

Presented at the Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, in January 2002 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Business Associate Agreements

Presented at the Joint Healthcare Information Technology Alliance Conference in Washington, D.C., in November 2001 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Internet Pharmacies: An Overview of Current Legal Issues

Presented at the Computer Law Association Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in November 2001 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Negotiating Software License Agreements

Presented at the Computer Law Association European Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, in October 2001 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Implementing HIPAA Privacy Regs – A Report from the Trenches

Presented at the Nineteenth Annual Symposium of the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys in Chicago, Illinois, in October 2001 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Top Technology Cases of the Past Century

Presented at the Thirtieth Anniversary Celebration of the Computer Law Association in Washington, D.C., in April 2001 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Cyberhospitals: A Practical Legal Approach to Putting Healthcare Organizations Online

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana, in February 2001 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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HIPAA & Beyond: The Future of Medical Data Privacy

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana, in February 2001 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Intelligent Networks, ASPs and Call Centers

Presented at the Fifth Biennial Pacific Rim Technology Law Conference in Sydney, Australia, in February 2001 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Medical Data Privacy on the Internet: What You Need to Know

Presented at the AHIMA National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, in September 2000 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Top Ten Concerns for Net Pharmacies

Presented at the Net Pharmacy Conference in San Francisco, California, in July 2000 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Business-to-Business e-Commerce

Presented at University of Dayton School of Law Eleventh Annual Seminar on Significant Developments in the Intellectual Property Law of Computers and Cyberspace in Dayton, Ohio, in June 2000 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Destination Unknown: HIPAA Effects on Patient Security and Confidentiality

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference and Exhibition in Dallas, Texas, in April 2000 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Tackling the Issues of Selling Drugs on the Internet

Presented at the Net Pharmacy Conference hosted by the International Quality and Productivity Center in San Francisco, California, in February 2000 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Understanding the Legal Developments and Practical Strategies Regarding Internet Pharmacies

Presented at the Net Pharmacy Conference hosted by the International Quality and Productivity Center in San Francisco, California, in February 2000 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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The New Rules in Protecting Health Data

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie as the keynote speaker at the HCIA Comprehensive Healthcare Analysis Management Program User Group meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in October 1999.

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The Internet and the Law

Presented at the Ninth National Forum for Women Corporate Counsel in Chicago, Illinois, in October 1999 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Destination Unknown: HIPAA Effects on Patient Security and Confidentiality

Presented by Diana J. P. McKenzie as a keynote speaker at the QuadraMed National Users Conference in Miami, Florida, in September 1999.

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Tackling the Issues of Selling Drugs on the Internet

Presented at the Net Pharmacy Conference hosted by the International Quality and Productivity Center in Chicago, Illinois, September 1999 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Understanding the Legal Developments and Practical Strategies Regarding Internet Pharmacies

Presented at the Net Pharmacy Conference hosted by the International Quality and Productivity Center in Chicago, Illinois, in September 1999 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Investing in High Technology: How Much Is Enough?

Presented at the Law Firm Leadership Forum for Small and Medium Sized Firms hosted by Fulcrum Information Services in Chicago, Illinois, in September 1999 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Year 2000 Update: Contingency Planning and Recent Developments

Presented at the Premier Purchasing Partners Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, in June 1999 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Liability for the Year 2000: What Hospitals Need to Know

Presented at the Practicing Law Institute Conference on Understanding, Preventing and Litigating Year 2000 Issues: Practical Strategies & Industry-Specific Solutions in Chicago, Illinois, in May 1999 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Addressing Last Minute Year 2000 Issues

Presented at the Premier Annual CIO Forum in Irving, Texas, in April 1999 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Practical Strategies for the Changing Information Technology Market

Diana J. P. McKenzie was Conference Co-Chair for the Annual Meeting of the Computer Law Association and World Computer Law Congress in Washington, D.C., in April 1999.

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Effective Technology Policies for Today’s Health Care Organizations

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, in February 1999 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Liability for the Year 2000: What Hospitals Need to Know

Presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, in February 1999 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Practical Trends and Techniques in Structuring Large Outsourcing Transactions

Presented at the ABDI Twelfth International Congress on Computer Law and Telecommunications Law in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in December 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Protecting Your Organization From the Legal Ramifications of Year 2000 Non-Compliance

Presented at International Quality and Productivity Center Conference on Year 2000 Contingency Planning for the Healthcare Industry in Atlanta, Georgia, in November 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Beyond the Boundaries – Technologies and Unrelated Business Breakthroughs, Unbundling and New Ventures

Presented at the Utility Women’s Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, in October 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Liability for Software Developers

Diana J. P. McKenzie was the roundtable discussion leader at the Chicago Software Association’s Annual Members Festival in Chicago, Illinois, in October 1998.

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New Trends and Techniques in Software Licensing

Presented at the Chicago Software Association CFO Roundtable in Chicago, Illinois, in August 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Heavy Traffic Ahead: Legal Obstacles to Banking, Trading, and Investing Over the Internet

Presented at the MIS Training Institute’s Finance and Security Conference in Chicago, Illinois, in June 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Year 2000: Hidden Problems and Potential Liability

Presented at the Sixty-Sixth Annual Convention and Expo of the Edison Electric Institute in Chicago, Illinois, in June 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Protecting Patient Privacy and Data Quality in a Community Health Information Network

Presented at the Twenty-Second Annual Conference of the Illinois Association for Healthcare Quality in Schaumburg, Illinois, in May 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Maintaining Medical Data on the Internet

Presented at the Tenth National Managed Health Care Congress Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, in April 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Year 2000 Legal Issues for Healthcare Providers

Presented at the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys Quarterly Lecture Series in Chicago, Illinois, in April 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Issues in Electronic Contracting

Presented at the John Marshall Law School’s Doing Business in a Networked World Conference in Chicago, Illinois, in January 1998 by Diana J. P. McKenzie

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Avoiding the Millennial Headache: Legal Solutions to the Year 2000 Problem

Diana J. P. McKenzie was the roundtable discussion leader at the Chicago Software Association’s Annual Members’ Festival in Chicago, Illinois, in November 1997.

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Internet and the Law: Minimizing Your Company’s Risks on the Web

Presented at the Forty-Fifth Annual Edison Electric Institute/American Gas Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, in November 1997 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Look Before You Leap: Legal Issues in Internet Technologies

Presented at the Center for Healthcare Information Management Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, in November 1997 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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A Litigator’s Perspective on the Year 2000 Problem

Presented at the State Bar of Georgia’s Twelfth Annual Computer Law Institute Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, in September 1997 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Guarding the Safe: Practical Steps to Protect Electronic Patient Records

Presented at the American Healthcare Radiology Administrators Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in August 1997 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Legal Considerations of Internet Security

Presented at the MIS Training Institute Conference in San Francisco, California, in August 1997 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Practical Steps to Reduce Legal Risks

Presented at the National Computer Security Association Conference in Arlington, Virginia, in June 1997 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Healthcare on the Web: Recognizing the Risks and Limiting the Liability

Presented at the Healthcare Risk Management Society in Chicago, Illinois, in April 1997 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Contracting for Information Systems

Presented at the Illinois State Bar Association Health Care Section Council and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in April 1997 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Legal Aspects of Data Capture and Retention with Computerized Patient Records

Presented at the National Managed Healthcare Congress Meeting in San Francisco, California, in November 1996 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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A Model Defining and Exploring Information Transactions Between Public Health and Healthcare Organizations: Legal and Data Security Issues

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Community Medical Network Society in Washington, D.C., in July 1996 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Practical Perspectives on Doing Business on the Internet

Presented at University of Dayton School of Law Seventh Annual Seminar on Significant Developments in the Intellectual Property Law of Computers and Cyberspace in Dayton, Ohio, in June 1996 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Community Health Information Networks: How to Overcome the Security Issues

Presented at the MIS Training Institute Conference in San Francisco, California, in January 1996 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Legal Aspects of Data Capture and Retention

Presented at the Institute for International Research Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in October 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Healthcare Technology Law

Presented at the Computer Law Association Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in October 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Avoiding the Crisis: Protecting the Confidentiality of Patient Data in a Healthcare Information Network Environment

Presented at the MIS Training Institute Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, in October 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Basic Computer Law

Presented at the Ohio State Bar Association Meeting in Toronto, Canada, in September 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Overcoming the Legal Challenges in Converting to a Computerized Medical Record

Presented at the Texas Association for Home Care Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, in September 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Healthcare Networking Technology: New Problems, New Solutions

Presented at the Healthcare Information Network Interest Group Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia, in September 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Commercial Transactions on the Global Information Infrastructure

Presented at the Science and Technology Law Section of the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in August 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Legal Issues in Data Security

Presented at the Global Business Research Conference in Washington, D.C., in July 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Minimizing the Legal Costs of Doing Business on the Information Superhighway

Presented at the International Engineering Consortium in Arlington, Virginia, in May 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Legal Ramifications of Converting to a Computerized Patient Record

Presented at the Midwest Alliance of Nursing Informatics Meeting in Highland Park, Illinois, in February 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Patient Data Privacy and Community Health Information Networks: A Legal Perspective

Presented at the SunHealth Alliance Video Teleconference in Charlotte, North Carolina, in February 1995 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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Smart Strategies for Licensing Managed Care Systems

Presented at the Midwest Managed Health Care Congress in Chicago, Illinois, in November 1994 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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How the Law Affects Community Health Information Networks

Presented at the Institute for International Research Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, in October 1994 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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A Lawyer’s Road Map of the Information Superhighway

Presented at The John Marshall Law School’s Fifth Annual Conference on Computers and the Law in Chicago, Illinois, in October 1994 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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The Information Superhighway: Controlling the Tollgates and Avoiding the Potholes

Presented at the Sports and Entertainment Law and Computer Law Sections of the State Bar of Georgia Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, in May 1994 by Diana J. P. McKenzie.

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News

21 HunterMaclean Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017

HunterMaclean is pleased to announce that 21 attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. Best Lawyers, which is published annually in almost 70 countries, recognizes attorneys for outstanding achievements in their area of practice.

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20 HunterMaclean Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

HunterMaclean, a leading business law firm with offices in Savannah and Brunswick, is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys from the firm were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016.

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HunterMaclean Attorneys Selected For The Best Lawyers in America® 2015

HunterMaclean is pleased to announce that 22 lawyers from the firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015.

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HunterMaclean Partner Diana McKenzie Speaks on Outsourcing and Contract Law in Belgium

Diana McKenzie, a HunterMaclean partner, spoke at the 2014 International Federation of Computer Law Associations (IFCLA) in Antwerp, Belgium, on “IT and Contracts: Outsourcing.” McKenzie has been practicing exclusively in information technology and outsourcing law for more than 25 years and is a nationally recognized writer and internationally recognized speaker.

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Island Packet: Hilton Head Economic Development Board Wants to Triple its Budget

The publicly-funded Economic Development Corporation of Hilton Head Island wants to triple its budget so it can attract cutting-edge businesses and younger residents to the area. The board is asking for nearly $450,000 from the town for fiscal year 2015.

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TAG Radio Tech Talk with Diana J.P. McKenzie

podcast-Icons-OPT2AIt isn’t often that your practice gets compared to both Star Trek  3-D chess and the TV reality show Survivor, but that’s exactly what happened to Diana J.P. McKenzie,  chair of the HunterMaclean Information Technology and Outsourcing practice area, in this podcast.

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25 HunterMaclean Attorneys Selected for The Best Lawyers in America® 2014

HunterMaclean is pleased to announce that 25 lawyers from the firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014.

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Record Number of HunterMaclean Attorneys Selected for Georgia Trend’s 2012 “Legal Elite” Issue

Georgia Trend honored 14 HunterMaclean attorneys in the magazine’s annual “Legal Elite” issue, which recognizes the top attorneys in the state of Georgia.

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28 HunterMaclean Attorneys Among 'Best'

HunterMaclean, a business law firm with offices in Savannah and Brunswick, has announced that 28 lawyers from the firm were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013.

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Attorney Diana J.P. McKenzie to Address IT and Computer Law Conferences in Dayton and Munich

Internationally Recognized HunterMaclean Partner Focuses on Complex Contractual Agreements

Attorney Diana J.P. McKenzie, the leader of HunterMaclean’s Information Technology and Outsourcing Practice Group, will serve as a featured speaker at the University of Dayton School of Law’s Computer and Cyberspace Law Seminar in Dayton, Ohio on June 8 and at the International Federation of Computer Law Associations (IFCLA)  in Munich, Germany on June 22.

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Attorney Diana McKenzie to be Featured Speaker at HIMSS12 Healthcare IT Conference in Las Vegas

Attorney Diana J.P. McKenzie, the leader of HunterMaclean’s Information Technology and Outsourcing Practice Group, will speak at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s HIMSS12 conference, which will take place February 20-24, 2012 in Las Vegas at the Venetian Sands Expo Center.

HIMSS12 is a conference that features top industry leaders who share their insights and lessons in more than 300 educational sessions in 23 topic areas regarding healthcare IT. The conference expects to attract more than 30,000 attendees from around the world with more than 1,000 exhibitors.

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Record Number of HunterMaclean Attorneys Selected for The Best Lawyers in America for 2012

HunterMaclean, a leading business law firm with offices in Savannah and Brunswick, is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, recently honored a record 23 HunterMaclean attorneys by including them on this prestigious list of leading lawyers.

“We are delighted to have a record number of attorneys from our firm featured on this year’s Best Lawyers in America list,” said Frank S. Macgill, HunterMaclean’s managing partner. “This honor reflects hard work on the part of the firm’s partners and associates.”

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Diana J. P. McKenzie Press Quotes

  • Risk and Reward in the Cloud, quoted in Healthcare-Informatics.com (May 2012).
  • Negotiating Maximum Cloud Uptime From Service Providers, quoted in SearchHealthIT.com (September 2011).
  • Health Care Cloud Offers Some Risks, Endless Possibilities, quoted in SearchHealthIT.com (June 2011).
  • When Negotiating Health IT Contracts, Try to Get Extra Warranties, quoted in SearchHealthIT.com (February 2011).
  • Good Practice: Outsourcing Health IT Can Save You Headaches, Not Money, quoted in CMIO (September 2010).
  • Site Helps Match Female Volunteers, Nonprofits, quoted in Island Packet (January 2010).

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Record Number of HunterMaclean Attorneys Selected for The Best Lawyers in America for 2011

The Best Lawyers in America® for 2011, a confidential peer-review survey, recently honored a record 28 HunterMaclean attorneys by including them on this prestigious list of leading lawyers. Last year, 20 attorneys at HunterMaclean earned this top honor.

“We’re delighted to have a record number of attorneys from our firm featured on this year’s Best Lawyers in America list,” said Frank S. Macgill, HunterMaclean’s managing partner. “Our attorneys work hard for our clients and it shows.”

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Information Technology Attorney Milton L. Petersen Joins HunterMaclean as Partner in IT Practice Group

Accomplished attorney Milton L. Petersen recently joined HunterMaclean as a partner and member of the firm’s Information Technology Practice Group.

A leading information technology attorney, Petersen has a successful, established practice, with more than 10 years of experience in the area of information technology, healthcare technology, and outsourcing. Before joining HunterMaclean, he was a partner at a major law firm in Chicago, where he counseled public and private sector clients on a wide variety of IT-related transactions and issues. Over the years, his clients have ranged from technology start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.

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Diana J. P. McKenzie Moderates sessions at the 2009 ItechLaw Annual European Conference

Diana J. P. McKenzie will moderate Hot Issues in eHealth and Healthcare Technology at the 2009 Information Technology Law Assciation’s Annual Conference. The topic includes several sessions: “Electronic medical records and initiatives,” “Critical provisions in your healthcare technology contracts,” “The users’ perspective,” and “The vendors’ perspective.”

Diana J. P. McKenzie has a nationwide practice focused on providing practical and strategic legal advice to clients on significant technology, privacy and security, and electronic commerce transactions.

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Diana J. P. McKenzie joins HunterMaclean as leader of the firm's new Information Technology Practice Group.

Accomplished attorney Diana J. P. McKenzie recently joined HunterMaclean as a partner and leader of the firm’s new Information Technology Practice Group.

One of the world’s leading information technology attorneys, McKenzie has a successful, established practice in the area of information technology and outsourcing. Before joining HunterMaclean, she was a partner at a major law firm in Chicago, where she founded and chaired the firm’s Information Technology Practice Group.

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HunterMaclean Launches New Information Technology Practice Group

HunterMaclean recently launched a new Information Technology Practice Group. The firm’s newest practice group provides clients with effective, practical and dynamic solutions to technology-related contracting and legal compliance needs.

“In recent years, our clients have demonstrated an increasing need for legal expertise in the field of information technology law,” said John M. Tatum, managing partner at HunterMaclean. “As a result, we have created a dedicated practice group that provides cutting-edge information technology solutions for our clients, from negotiating outsourcing and other technology contracts to developing electronic commerce service agreements.”

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Videos & Podcasts

Podcasts

Podcast: Diana McKenzie on the TAG Radio Series 'Tech Talk'

Diana McKenzie is interviewed on the Technology Association of Georgia’s Tech Talk Radio about her Information Technology and Outsourcing practice. The interview includes examples of how complex IT law can get, leading her host to liken to her work to Star Trek  3-D chess.

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Podcast: Diana McKenzie on the Creative Coast 'Front Porch'

Creative Coast Executive Director Bea Wray interviews Diana J.P. McKenzie about the HunterMaclean Information Technology practice, which Diana chairs.

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