Securing Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property Against Cyberattack

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
George F. Ritchie
Pamela Passman
Bud Conner


About Burr & Forman LLP

Burr & Forman’s experienced legal team serves clients with local, national, and international legal needs. With particular industry strengths in the financial institutions, health care and manufacturing sectors, our attorneys draw from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to serve as trusted business advisors and legal counsel to help clients achieve their goals. Burr & Forman is a Southeast regional firm with nearly 300 attorneys and 10 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee.


About Gordon Feinblatt LLC

Gordon Feinblatt is a full-service law firm with more than 60 attorneys and over 20 paralegals. Our size assures proficiency in virtually every area of the law without sacrificing personalized attention to our clients. 

Each of the Firm’s Practice Group Chairs and many of our other attorneys are among the State’s leading practitioners. Twenty-five of our attorneys are listed in Woodward & White’s Best Lawyers in America® 2017 and four of our lawyers have been designated “Lawyer of the Year” in Baltimore by Best Lawyers. Eighteen attorneys are named in Maryland Super Lawyers 2016

We present our clients with innovative solutions applicable to their unique problems and circumstances, providing a legal advantage to people doing business in Maryland.


About Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (

The Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade ( helps organizations and their third parties address governance, risk and compliance requirements associated with the prevention of corruption and the protection of intellectual property (IP) and trade secrets from cyber and other risks. Our mission is to make leading practices in IP protection and anti-corruption achievable for all companies. To achieve this mission, we have developed CREATe Leading Practices, a service that measures the maturity of business processes in place and guides prioritization and improvements to help companies embed controls to mitigate risks. CREATe Leading Practices is deployed in multiple languages by organizations operating globally. 



BDO Consulting, a division of BDO USA, LLP, provides clients with Financial Advisory, Business Advisory and Technology Services in the U.S. and around the world, leveraging BDO’s global network of nearly 60,000 professionals. Having a depth of industry expertise, we provide rapid, strategic guidance in the most challenging of environments to achieve exceptional client service.