Marie-Andrée Weiss is a French-American attorney admitted in New York,
with admission pending in France. She is also accredited to practice
before the Department of Veterans Affairs. She graduated from the
University of Strasbourg in France with an M.A. in art history, a J.D. in
business law, an LL.M. in criminal law, and an LL.M. in multimedia law.
She also graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York
City with an LL.M. in intellectual property law. She is an attorney in New
York and her solo practice focuses on intellectual property, privacy, data
protection and social media law. Before becoming an attorney, she worked
several years in the fashion and cosmetics industry in New York as a buyer
and a director of sales and marketing. She enjoys blogging and is a guest
blogger on several sites and maintains two of her own blogs. Her current
fields of interest are freedom of speech on social media sites, the use of
consumers' likenesses in marketing and advertising, what happens to
digital data after death, and the ethical implications for attorneys
blogging and using social media.