2023 ABA Annual Meeting

Hosted By: American Bar Association

In today’s rapidly evolving geo-political landscape, innovation is critical to equipping democracies around the world with technological advantages for national security. Fenwick Government Contracts & Public Sector Procurement partner Zohra Tejani will attend the ABA Annual Meeting to moderate a panel titled, "Balancing Innovation with National Security in Federal Procurement."

This panel of defense innovation, defense tech, government, and government contracts law professionals will provide insights and strategies for navigating the complexities of procuring innovation in the context of national security concerns. The panel will explore legal and practical challenges such as issues faced by defense tech startups, small business innovation programs, intellectual property protection and data rights, supply chain risks and cybersecurity considerations, compliance with national security requirements and emerging technologies.