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Catherine F. Intravia


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Catherine Intravia focuses her practice on intellectual property, technology and information governance matters. Catherine represents clients in the areas of technology protection and agreements, trademark and copyright protection and licensing, confidentiality agreements, e-commerce and related internet issues, software licensing, and information governance. She regularly counsels clients on intellectual property protection and licensing matters and on matters related to information protection, privacy, and security and e-discovery and information retention and destruction policies. She is also a member of the firm's Data Privacy and Protection Practice Group, where she focuses on information governance, including personal information privacy matters, data breach notification requirements, written information security programs, records retention policies, and compliance with federal laws, state laws and related implementing regulations' privacy and information security requirements. 

Prior to becoming an attorney, Catherine worked for a multinational information technology company with responsibilities for technical marketing and installation of complex software and hardware systems in multinational accounts. She writes and lectures on legal topics relating to intellectual property protection; licensing issues; information governance; e-discovery, information retention and destruction policies; data breach notification obligations; personal information protection and related laws; privacy issues and compliance issues.

Catherine is active in the Connecticut Technology Council and is on the selection committee for the Women of Innovation event each year to recognize Connecticut’s top women in science and technology.  She is co-leader of the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) Connecticut KnowledgeNet which meets regularly to discuss current data privacy related issues.   She is a member of the ABA-IP’s Committee on Software and Cloud Computing and the International Trademark Association’s (INTA)  Subcommittee on Limits on Rights.


  • CIPP, Certified International Privacy Professional
  • Abraham Smith Award for Outstanding Performance in Probate Law
  • Member, Western New England College Law Review

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: Real Property Section; Intellectual Property Section
  • Connecticut Bar Association: Real Property Section; Intellectual Property Section, Computer Law Section
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • Connecticut Technology Council
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • BioCT

Community Involvement

  • Fred D. Wish Volunteer Tutor Program
  • United Way Women’s Leadership Council

Online Contracting Model Development

Counseled client on development of online contracting model for service dealers.

Private Duty Technology License

Negotiation of private duty technology license for clinical healthcare organization.

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