Brian Wassom

Brian Wassom

Brian D. Wassom litigates disputes and counsels clients concerning copyright, trademark, publicity rights, and related intellectual property and advertising issues. In particular, Brian focuses his practice on social media and other emerging forms of digital communication. He has several years’ experience assisting media companies in exercising their freedom of the press, obtaining access to information, and defending claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, and eavesdropping. Brian chairs his firm’s Social, Mobile and Emerging Media Practice Group. He also authors a popular blog on this topic, as well as the online treatise Wassom on Social Media Law and the ebook Augmented Legality 1.0, which examines the law governing “augmented reality” technologies. He is also a highly sought-after public speaker. Brian regularly speaks to industry groups, legal education seminars, and conferences across the country on social media, augmented reality, and related topics. Brian is also the Secretary of, and legal counsel to, AugmentedReality.Org, a nonprofit trade association for the AR industry and organizer of Augmented World Expo, the largest annual gathering of AR professionals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Honigman Miller Scwartz and Cohn LLP, Augmented World Expo and AugmentedReality.Org