Manufacturers of kids products and businesses have begun to integrate connectivity, rules for automated responses, and artificial intelligence into their products and are offering a variety of smart toys and chatbots.   This session will discuss the array of laws such businesses must navigate and the potential pitfalls they could encounter in offering such products and services:  The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the E.U.’s Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), federal and state UDAP laws, biometric laws, native advertising rules and more.

Kandi Parsons, ZwillGen Counsel and Former Senior Staff Attorney in the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection at the FTC
Neil Richards, Thomas & Karole Green Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis
Kristin Cohen, Senior Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Federal Trade Commission

Room 405


Kristin Cohen
Kristin Cohen

Sr. Attorney

Kandi Parsons
Kandi Parsons


Neil Richards

Washington University School of Law