Brian P. Bartish


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Brian Bartish focuses his practice on privacy and data security, combining his experience and knowledge of business compliance and the technical field to understand his clients’ businesses and their privacy implications.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional – United States (CIPP/US)


  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals


  • St. Joseph Orphanage: Young Professionals Board
  • St. Xavier High School: Junior Varsity Rugby Coach
  • Cincinnati Kelts Rugby Football Club: Fundraising and Sponsorship Chair

Prior Positions

  • The Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC: Fellowship Attorney (2016)


  • Ohio


  • M.S., Information Systems, University of Cincinnati, Carl H. Lindner College of Business, 2017
  • J.D., Indiana University School of Law, 2015
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 2012


In The Blogs

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The Blockchain Monitor
Stablecoins Launch in US Amid Multiple Securities Enforcement Actions and Bid to Repurpose DoD Data Center for Cryptocurrency Mining
By Brian P. Bartish, Melonia A. Bennett, Njeri S. Chasseau, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jaime B. Petenko
September 14, 2018
In this issue: • Stablecoins Launch in US as New Data Cites Drop in ICO Funding • SEC and FINRA Issue First-of-Their-Kind Enforcement Actions • Blockchain Enterprise Developments: Mining, Digital Identities and Food Supply Chain •...
The Blockchain Monitor
Blockchain Developments: Payments, Capital Markets, Enterprise and Patents
By Brian P. Bartish, Jonathan D. Blattmachr, Robert A. Musiala Jr.
September 7, 2018
In this issue: • Payments and Capital Markets Blockchain Developments Continue to Progress • Industry and Government Continue to Champion Blockchain Pilots • Newly Released List Ranks Companies with the Most Blockchain Patent Filings...
The Blockchain Monitor
Blockchain Capital Markets Offerings and Executive Attitudes Evolve, Threats Continue
By Brian P. Bartish, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Simone O. Otenaike, Jaime B. Petenko
August 31, 2018
In this issue: • New Blockchain Trading Platforms and Capital Markets Offerings Announced • Blockchain Executive Surveys Released, More Pilots and Investments Announced • Update: Cryptocurrency Cybercrimes and ICO Enforcement Actions •...
Data Privacy Monitor
Ohio Law Offers Safe Harbor to Companies Meeting Cyber Standards
By Brian P. Bartish, Craig A. Hoffman
August 13, 2018
Ohio will soon have a law in place that provides a “legal safe harbor” from tort claims related to a data breach, to entities that have implemented and comply with certain cybersecurity frameworks. It remains to be seen whether any entity...
The Blockchain Monitor
Buying Coffee with Bitcoin, Tracking Ships with Blockchain, Fighting Financial Crimes and Litigating ICOs
By Brian P. Bartish, Jonathan D. Blattmachr, Jaime B. Petenko, Marc D. Powers, Diana J. Stern
August 10, 2018
In this issue: • New Solutions Seek to Bring Cryptocurrencies Closer to Mainstream • Blockchain Developments for Shipping, Food, Pharmaceuticals and Diamonds • Cryprocurrency Scams and Enforcement Actions Perpetuate Uncertainty • Analysis...