Gerar Mazarakis

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Gerar Mazarakis

Gerar Mazarakis

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Gerar Mazarakis is a cybersecurity and privacy attorney in Washington, DC.  As a former cyber intelligence analyst, he works closely with forensic investigators and threat intelligence experts immediately following potential incident discovery for containment, remediation, and investigation.  He also engages with incident response teams and CISOs to address regulatory requirements, develop communication strategies, and create and enhance incident response plans and procedures.  Gerar is a certified Information Privacy Professional in the US and Europe and is Experienced in intellectual property litigation before key US venues such as the International Trade Commission and Court of Federal Claims.  

Professional experience

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  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2018
    • Global Law Scholar
  • BA, with distinction, History, Stanford, 2015
    • Phi beta kappa, Early inductee
    • Arabic language minor
    • Iran Studies certificate
  • District of Columbia Bar

Data Breach and Security

  • Help develop and lead incident response for companies around the world
  • Determine data breach requirements under state, federal, and foreign breach notification laws
  • Assist companies develop incident response and preparedness programs

Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Defend medical device company against infringement claims on intraoral scanners (ITC, D. Del., W.D. Tex.)
  • Represent defense contractor alleging infringement claims on augmented reality systems (Ct. Fed. Claims)
  • Defend telecommunications company against infringement claims relating to videoconferencing (E.D. Va.)
  • Defend automotive component manufacturer against infringement claims on fuel vapor canisters (ITC) 
  • Defend national banking entity in class action data breach (E.D. Va.)
  • Co-author, "Biden restricts U.S. government use of commercial spyware," Norton Rose Fulbright Data Protection Report, Spring 2023
  • Co-author, "Biological computing and related legal considerations," Norton Rose Fulbright Inside Fintech, Spring 2023
  • Co-author, "The Time to Start Documenting the Role of AI in Inventions Is Now," Legal Dive, Fall 2022
  • Co-author, "The EU Is Throwing Stones in the Data Lake by Regulating AI – What Global Companies Need to Do Now to Prepare," IPWatchdog, Spring 2022
  • Co-author, "CPRA Series: Part Two – Consumer Rights," Daily Journal, Spring 2022
  • Co-author, "Biden Signs Executive Order on Cryptocurrency," Troutman, Winter 2022
  • Co-author, "How to Protect Quantum Computing Innovations With IP Rights," Bloomberg Law, Fall 2021
  • "Ethics of Using ChatGPT," Norton Rose Fulbright seminar, May 10, 2023
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association
  • Arabic