Elijah Yip Appointed to High Technology Development Corporation Board

Cades partner Elijah Yip was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC).

HTDC provides key resources to help develop and retain high tech in Hawai`i. It is a state agency established by the Hawai`i State Legislature in 1983 to faciliate the development and growth of Hawai`i’s commercial high technology industry.  The State views high technology as an important driver in the diversification of Hawai`i’s economy and one that provides quality, high-paying jobs for Hawai`i residents.

Elijah Yip is a litigation partner practicing in the areas of commercial and business litigation and arbitration; Internet and information technology (IT) law; and media and First Amendment rights. He also advises on environmental and health law issues.

As a business litigator, Mr. Yip has represented clients ranging from publicly traded companies to sole proprietors in numerous disputes involving breach of contract, real property transactions, construction projects, and insurance coverage.   Mr. Yip is the founder and chair of the firm’s Digital Media and Internet Law practice group.  With his IT expertise, Mr. Yip is well-positioned to advise clients on loss prevention, and litigation if necessary, involving issues relating to information privacy, data security, trade secret protection, and improper social media use.  He is a frequent speaker on his areas of expertise, and he writes about the latest developments in the nexus between law and technology on his blog, LegalTXTS.