Trade Secrets: Key Considerations to Avoid Pitfalls
The past years have seen the expanding landscape of the trade secret law. With recent cases and notable court decisions, the regulatory paradigm is expected to shift unceasingly. Hence, companies are faced with issues concerning their trade secret protection, which may ultimately lead to litigation.
To avoid these pitfalls, companies must keep themselves abreast with the emerging developments and legal issues in this area of law. Effective risk management and doable action plan are necessary to maximize the protection of their trade secrets.
Join trade secrets expert, Mr. John Stone of DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP as he provides the audience with a comprehensive discussion of the latest trends and developments in trade secrets. Mr. Stone will also present practical tips and strategies to avoid legal liabilities and pitfalls.
This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following:
- Trade Secrets in 2019: Trends and Statistics
- Notable Cases and Court Decisions
- Identifying Red Flags
- Trade Secret Damage Remedies
- Best Practices to Avoid Pitfalls
- What Lies Ahead
DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP
- What is a trade secret
- Common law
- Keep Your Trade Secrets Secret
- Courts’ rulings on what efforts are sufficient to maintain trade secrecy
- Interim Remedies
- Preservation Orders
Who Should Attend:
- Trade Secret Lawyers and Consultants
- Trade Secret Specialists
- Business Owners
- Human Resource Personnel
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.
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Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of trade secrets law
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