The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Securing Your Trade Secrets in 2017

Broadcast Date: Friday, March 31, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
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Katherine E. Perrelli
Bret A. Cohen


About Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Shaw LLP has more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney. We advise clients in practice areas including commercial and employment litigation, trade secrets, intellectual property, labor and employment, employee benefits and executive compensation, corporate (including M&A, capital markets, venture and private equity), construction, real estate, environmental, government contracts, tax, trusts and estates, and workouts and bankruptcy, among others. We have gained acclaim for our innovative SeyfarthLean® client service model, which incorporates the core principles of Lean Six Sigma to the delivery of legal services, and we continue to develop new reporting and project management tools for greater transparency and collaboration with our clients. Our efforts have contributed to our recognition by in-house counsel as among the best for client service in BTI Consulting’s Client Service A-Team and named by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report among the most innovative law firms.


About Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC

Mintz Levin is a full service firm with more than 500 attorneys serving clients of all sizes and at all stages of growth. Founded more than 80 years ago, the firm has eight offices operating on both the east and west coasts of the United States and in London. Additionally, we have a government relations consulting affiliate, ML Strategies, which has a strong health care policy and advocacy capability.

The firm’s Employment, Labor and Benefits practice covers a comprehensive range of issues, helping clients manage questions, conflicts, and issues that arise throughout the employment life cycle, from hiring through termination. The trade secrets professionals of the ELB practice collaborate with the Intellectual Property team to manage complex trade secrets matters, and are working closely together to help clients assess the impact and implications of the Defend Trade Secrets Act.

Our attorneys are no-nonsense, get-to-the-root-of-the-problem kind of people. If there’s a faster way to get there, we’ll find it. It’s our job to give you clear answers and sound solutions.

We focus on what matters to you — whether it’s overcoming a legal challenge, taking your business to the next level, or having a trusted partner for ongoing legal advice. Think of us as an extension of your team with the legal know-how, connections, and industry experience to safeguard your interests.