Hsiao (“Mark”) Mao is a partner in the Cybersecurity, Information Governance and Privacy and Business Litigation practices of Troutman Sanders. Mark is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals “(IAPP”), for their ISOapproved programs, as a Fellow of Information Privacy (“FIP”), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (“CIPT”), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (“CIPP/US”). He was previously an IT-consultant at Arthur
Anderson Consulting, implementing database software. Mark’s practice focuses primarily on emerging-technologies and data-based
products, with a particular interest in their intellectual property and privacy law needs. He has substantial experience advising and litigating on behalf of companies across a broad spectrum of products, including connected things (“IoT”), autonomous vehicles, automation/machine-learning, augmented and virtual reality, gaming, real-time targeting technologies, shared-economies, aggregation
technologies, broadband, and security hardware and software. Mark has successfully defended numerous organizations through difficult intellectual property disputes, insider/shareholder disputes, and consumer class actions where the regulatory and legal issues continue to evolve rapidly, such as in the areas of
Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) and Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) litigation. Mark has advised companies throughout their product life cycles on emerging and global privacy law issues, in addition to handling their data breach needs. Prior to joining Troutman Sanders, Mark was the Co-Chair of the Technology Practice and the Vice-Chair of its Financial Services Practice at Kaufman, Dolowich
& Voluck LLP, a national law firm. Mark successfully defended numerous organizations involved in financial services, particularly those involved in insurance, real estate, and professional services. Mark believes in litigating efficiently and effectively for his clients, so that organizations can focus on their growth while mitigating their risks. Mark was named a Rising Star in Super Lawyers Magazine from 2016-2018.
Jonathan Yee is an attorney in the firm’s Cybersecurity, Information Governance and Privacy practice group with an emphasis on Financial Services Litigation. He focuses his practice on the intersection of business and information technology, representing clients in the areas of data security, data privacy, and intellectual property concerns.
Jonathan represents clients with cyber law matters in a wide range of industries including those involving mobile applications (from sports team apps to car sharing platforms), online and digital advertising solutions, database applications and software licensing, data brokers, data analytics, public records vendors, consumer
reporting agencies, and financial institutions and mortgage brokers. He has advised on and litigated numerous cases involving data breaches and data misuse, including claims of resulting identity theft. Jonathan also has experience with related technology-centric privacy litigation having defended against class actions involving both federal and state privacy claims under the Federal Wiretap Act and Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) as well as California’s Invasion of Privacy Act. He also represents clients in the evolving legal landscape of Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation as the applicable boundaries of such statutory schemes continue to shift with the advent of emerging technologies. Jonathan represents and advises clients in a variety of industries and has experience litigating in both state and federal trial and appellate courts including in California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York,
Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. He also represents clients before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Financial Industry Regulatory