Cohen & Gresser LLP
APRIL 2013

FTC Recommends Stronger Safeguards for Mobile Payments

Karen H Bromberg    


With the use of mobile payments by consumers reaching "fever pitch", the FTC has released a new report entitled, "Paper, Plastic... or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments," discussing how companies can develop mobile payment products and services with adequate financial, security, and privacy protections.  Acknowledging that mobile payment solutions offer many potential benefits, the report highlights three principal areas of concern for consumers and companies interested in mobile payment services: dispute resolution, data security, and privacy.


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Ms. Bromberg is the head of the firm's Intellectual Property and Licensing Group. She handles all aspects of intellectual property, Internet, and technology law, including license agreements, technology transfer and vendor agreements, joint development and co-branding agreements, privacy policies, website terms of service, and management of IP litigation (including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation). She was named as a New York Super Lawyer for Intellectual Property in 2010, 2011, and 2012.

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