The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA): New Judicial Fast Lane Against Trade Secret Theft

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
intellectual property protection law
Cass W. Christenson
Robert B. Milligan
Joel D. Bush
Anthony J. Ashley
H. Dickson Burton


About Dentons

Dentons is the world's first polycentric global law firm. A top 20 firm on the Acritas 2015 Global Elite Brand Index, the Firm is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value in new and inventive ways. Driven to provide clients a competitive edge, and connected to the communities where its clients want to do business, Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge. Now the world's largest law firm, Dentons' global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in more than 140 locations serving 50-plus countries.


About Seyfarth Shaw LLP

At Seyfarth Shaw LLP, we are leading the way in delivering legal services more effectively, more efficiently, and more transparently. With more than 850 attorneys in the United States, London, Shanghai, Melbourne, and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve our clients’ changing business and legal needs in corporate, employee benefits, employment, litigation, and real estate. Seyfarth Shaw provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to clients of all sizes across all industries, delivering excellent legal service, sophisticated technology and process improvement solutions. Our clients range from Fortune 100 to midsize companies, and include publicly traded and privately held companies and various types of funds. For more information, visit


About Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service international law firm with approximately 650 attorneys in 18 offices extending in the continental United States, Asia, and Europe, including: Atlanta, GA; Augusta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Raleigh, NC; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Silicon Valley, CA; Walnut Creek, CA; Washington, DC; Winston-Salem, NC; Shanghai; Stockholm; and Tokyo.

For well over a century, Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys have been at the forefront of the legal profession, committed to purposeful work for our clients and in our communities. Kilpatrick Townsend provides trusted counsel and forward-thinking legal solutions to clients throughout the world. We build long-standing partnerships with our clients by acting as more than just attorneys; we are strategic advisors offering broad legal counsel, leadership, entrepreneurial vision, and responsive service to deliver unparalleled results in both routine and complex matters.


About Vedder Price P.C.

Vedder Price is a thriving general-practice law firm with a proud tradition of maintaining longterm relationships with our clients, many of whom have been with us since our founding in 1952. With approximately 300 attorneys and growing, we serve clients of all sizes and in virtually all industries from our offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles.


About TraskBritt, P.C.

Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, TraskBritt, PC represents national and multinational corporations, research organizations and universities throughout the world. The firm’s practice emphasises IP matters, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets related licensing and litigation. TraskBritt attorneys’ unique combination of legal, technical and business skills has enabled the firm to establish and enhance long-term partnerships with our clients, many of which it has represented for multiple decades during the firm’s forty-plus years of success and continued growth.

TraskBritt and its attorneys are regularly ranked in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, SuperLawyers, IP Stars, the IAM Patent 1000 and Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers.