Trends and Developments in Trade Secret Litigation: Implications to the Year Ahead
Since the enactment in 2016 of the Defend trade Secrets Act (DTSA), the first federal trade secret misappropriation law, trade secret actions filed in federal courts have ramped up. Hence, it is imperative for companies to keep themselves abreast of the recent trends and developments in trade secret litigation landscape and in avoiding unwanted yet possible risks and pitfalls.
Listen as a panel of distinguished professionals organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with the latest and emerging issues in trade secret litigation. Speakers, among other things, will analyze the trends, developments, possible risks and its implications to the year ahead.
This LIVE webcast will discuss the following key provisions:
- Trade Secret Litigation – Recent Trends and Developments
- Notable Cases
- Common Pitfalls and Risk Issues
- Best Strategies to Protect Trade Secrets
- What Lies Ahead
John A. Stone, Partner
DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP
- Trade Secrets are an increasingly important method of protecting IP.
- The DTSA’s seizure remedy is a new, and significant remedy, the contours of which are being determined in the Courts.
- The “best defense is a good offense:” Put trade secret protections in place so that you are eligible for trade secret protection.
- Have a IT professional involved from the beginning of your trade secret protection process and litigation.
Daniel M. McGavock, Vice President and Practice Leader--Intellectual Property
Charles River Associates
- Overview of trade secret compensatory damages remedies and approaches
- Actual damages
- Unjust enrichment
- Reasonable royalty
- Recent case decisions on trade secret damages
- E.J. Brooks Co. v. Cambridge Sec. Seals
- Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc. v. Renesas Electronics America
- O2 Micro Intl. Ltd. v Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.
- BladeRoom Group v. Facebook et al.
- Waymo LLC v. Uber Technologies, Inc. et al
- Steve and Sons, Inc. v. Jeld-Wen, Inc.
- Key takeaways and challenges unique to assessing damages for trade secrets
Who Should Attend:
- Trade Practicing Lawyers
- Trade Counsel
- Trade Specialists
- Trade Secret Owners
- Public and Private Companies
- Multinational Companies
- In-house Counsel
- Business Executives
- Top Level Management
- Other related/interested Professionals and Organizations
John Stone is a partner in DeCotiis’ New Jersey and New York offices. Mr. Stone’s practice focuses on complex business matters, including trade secret and other intellectual property litigation, and unfair competition and tortious interference claims, as well as construction and land use disputes, insurance coverage cases, and intra-company disputes. …
Mr. Stone received his B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College, his J.D. from the University of Richmond, Virginia, and studied International Law at Cambridge University. Mr. Stone has given Continuing Legal Education seminars on trade secrets, trade dress, and theft-of-ideas, and is co-chair of the ABA’s Trade Secrets Subcommittee, and co-editor of the ABA’s Intellectual Property Newsletter.
John Stone is a partner in DeCotiis’ New Jersey and New York offices. Mr. Stone’s practice focuses on complex business …
Daniel M. McGavock is Vice President and Intellectual Property Practice Leader of Charles River Associates. For over 30 years, his business consulting practice has focused on intellectual property damages analysis, valuation, business strategy, and transactions. He has provided expert testimony in federal courts, state courts, the U.S. Court of Claims, the International Trade Commission, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and both domestic and international arbitrations. His testimony has addressed a broad range of financial and economic issues, including lost profits, unjust enrichment, reasonable royalty, commercial success, irreparable harm, and the domestic industry requirement in Section 337 ITC matters. Outside of litigation, he has performed intellectual property valuations for a variety of business, tax, and transactional purposes and has participated directly in licensing negotiations, strategy development, and compliance audits.
Daniel M. McGavock is Vice President and Intellectual Property Practice Leader of Charles River Associates. For over 30 years, his …
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Method of Presentation:
On-demand Webcast; Group-Internet Based
General knowledge of trade secret law
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
NASBA Field of Study:
Business Law – Technical
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