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Unfair Competition and Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims: Navigating Available Damage Remedies

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)
Intellectual Property Law (CLE)Recording

Online CLE Trade Secret

Trade secrets are among companies’ most valuable assets. While these are well-guarded proprietary information, cases of trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition claims are becoming more common.

With constant legal and judicial developments in the backdrop, it is imperative for companies and their counsel to be in the know of the latest valuable information to mitigate risks and avoid pitfalls. Securing an up-to-date understanding of the available damage remedies is paramount to fortifying a company’s security in the face of unfair competition and potential trade secret misappropriation risks.

Listen as a panel of distinguished thought leaders and experts organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with the recent developments relating to notable unfair competition and trade secret misappropriation claims. Speakers, among other things, will also offer helpful insights on navigating through available damage remedies.

In a Webcast, the speakers will discuss:

  • Trade Secret Damages: Theories and Approaches
  • Recent Trends, Developments, and Updates
  • Notable Cases and Case Decisions
  • Trade Secret Damage Remedies
  • What Lies Ahead

Agenda

SEGMENT 1:
John A. Stone, Partner
Decotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP

  • The intersection between common law unfair competition, the USTA  or common law trade secret claims
  • The definition of a trade secret
  • Prerequisites for obtaining trade secret protection.
  • Interim remedies
    • TRO’s and Injunctions
    • Preservation Orders
    • Seizure
    • Royalties

SEGMENT 2:
Daniel M. McGavock, Vice President and Intellectual Property Practice Leader
Charles River Associates

  • Trade secret damages theories and approaches
  • Notable recent trade secret damages awards and settlements
  • Key damages issues and lessons learned from recent cases:
    • Trade secret definition and alignment with damages theory
      • O2 Micro Intl. Ltd. v Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.
      • BladeRoom Group v. Facebook et al.
    • Unjust enrichment vs. reasonable royalty
      • University Computing Co. v. Lykes-Youngstown Corp.
      • Steves and Sons, Inc. v. JELD-WEN, Inc.
      • CardiAQ Valve Technologies, Inc. v. Neovasc Inc.
    • Lessons learned from other recent cases

 

Who Should Attend

  • Trade Practicing Lawyers
  • Trade Counsel
  • Trade Specialists
  • Trade Secret Owners
  • Public and Private Companies
  • Multinational Companies
  • In-house Counsel
  • Business Executives
  • Other related/interested Professionals and Organizations

Online CLE Trade Secret

SEGMENT 1:
John A. Stone, Partner
Decotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP

  • The intersection between common law unfair competition, the USTA  or common law trade secret claims
  • The definition of a trade secret
  • Prerequisites for obtaining trade secret protection.
  • Interim remedies
    • TRO’s and Injunctions
    • Preservation Orders
    • Seizure
    • Royalties

SEGMENT 2:
Daniel M. McGavock, Vice President and Intellectual Property Practice Leader
Charles River Associates

  • Trade secret damages theories and approaches
  • Notable recent trade secret damages awards and settlements
  • Key damages issues and lessons learned from recent cases:
    • Trade secret definition and alignment with damages theory
      • O2 Micro Intl. Ltd. v Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.
      • BladeRoom Group v. Facebook et al.
    • Unjust enrichment vs. reasonable royalty
      • University Computing Co. v. Lykes-Youngstown Corp.
      • Steves and Sons, Inc. v. JELD-WEN, Inc.
      • CardiAQ Valve Technologies, Inc. v. Neovasc Inc.
    • Lessons learned from other recent cases

 

Online CLE Trade Secret

Online CLE Trade Secret

Daniel M. McGavockVice President and Intellectual Property Practice LeaderCharles River Associates

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.

Online CLE Trade Secret

John A. StonePartnerDecotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP

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, unfair competition and tortious interference claims, and other commercial  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.


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Online CLE Trade Secret

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast; Group-Internet Based

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of trade secret/unfair competition laws

Course Code:
   147592

NASBA Field of Study:
   Business Law – technical

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
    1 NASBA-CPE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategy expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world.

With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, CRA consultants have provided astute guidance to clients in thousands of successful engagements. We offer litigation and regulatory support, business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, policy analysis, and risk management consulting.

Our success stems from the outstanding capabilities of our consultants, many of whom are recognized as experts in their respective fields; our close relationships with a select group of respected academic and industry experts; and from a corporate philosophy that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration and responsive service.

Website: http://www.crai.com/

DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP (http://www.decotiislaw.com/), is a seventy-attorney, full service firm in New Jersey and New York, representing private commercial, and public sector clients.

Website: http://www.decotiislaw.com/

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.

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, unfair competition and tortious interference claims, and other commercial  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.

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