Morris, Manning & Martin Partners to Address AFCOM

Morris, Manning & Martin Partners

to Address AFCOM


The Leading Association for Data Center Professionals


Atlanta, GA (November 23, 2010)Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, one of Atlanta’s leading law firms and a national leader in representing technology and technology-related companies, is pleased to announce that partners John Yates and Larry Kunin will be presenting to AFCOM, the Association of Computer Operations Management, on December 9, 2010.

The presentation will address practical pointers for data center owners, operators and users.  Messrs. Yates and Kunin will answer questions relating to liability and damage exposure from data and privacy breaches, data security problems, contractual breaches, breach of warranties, and indemnification.  The program takes place at the offices of Quality Technology Services in Suwanee.

John C. Yates is the partner-in-charge of MMM’s Technology Practice. Mr. Yates is one of the pioneers of the technology law field and has been practicing exclusively in this area for almost 30 years. The firm’s technology practice has represented hundreds of technology companies and provided legal services in such areas as IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, patent prosecution, ecommerce/distribution, corporate finance and venture capital, international law and dispute resolution.

Larry Kunin is a partner in the Litigation Practice with a concentration in technology and intellectual property litigation, including software performance, trade secret, trademark and copyright litigation, as well as general commercial and business tort litigation. Mr. Kunin also serves as a special master and mediator in disputes involving technology or e-discovery.


About AFCOM (Association of Computer Operations Management) – The Leading Association for Data Center Professionals

Since 1980, AFCOM is the only association dedicated to providing education and resources for data center managers. Our mission is to enable data center management professionals to share industry best practices by providing a forum for dissemination of critical information; to provide education on key data center management issues; to provide the industry’s most comprehensive insight and analysis in key areas affecting all data-intensive organizations; and to be the most comprehensive and effective resource available to the overall data center community.


About Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Manning & Martin ( is a full-service law firm with national and international reach.  We dedicate ourselves to the constant pursuit of our clients’ success.  To provide our clients with optimal value, we combine market-leading legal services with a total understanding of their needs to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and opportunity. MMM enjoys national prominence for its technology, real estate, litigation, healthcare, intellectual property, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, environmental, insurance, timberland and forest products, and green industry practices. MMM has offices in Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Savannah, Taipei, Beijing and Washington, D.C. and now an alliance with FGCN in São Paulo, Brazil.


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