Trends and Developments in Trade Secrets: What Companies Must Know and Do
Recording Available: Friday, December 11, 2020
Fiscal year 2019 had been an eventful year for trade secrets and with the previous important developments, it is expected that 2020 will be another busy year for this area of law. Foremost, because the value of intangible assets such as trade secrets has significantly increased, the risk of trade secrets theft has also skyrocketed. This gave light to trade secret protection as a substantial legal tool for businesses to preserve confidential information to keep their competitivity.
However, establishing an accurate policy and taking the appropriate measures to safeguard trade secrets can be complex and challenging. Thus, with trade secrets protection becoming a widely recognized factor in increasing innovation, businesses must carry out an authentic risk evaluation processes to determine the appropriate measures in protecting these important assets.
Listen as a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group present an in-depth analysis of the recent trends and developments in trade secrets. Speakers will offer the best practices to effectively identify and mitigate potential loopholes and protect trade secrets from risks of theft. They will also provide the audience with practical knowledge on how to secure a company's valuable information.
- Trade Secrets – Review and Statistics
- Trends and Developments: 2019 vs. 2020
- Potential Risks and Pitfalls
- Appropriate Trade Secrets Protection
- What Lies Ahead
Hennelly & Grossfeld LLP
Who Should Attend:
- Trade Secret Lawyers and Consultants
- Human Resources Executives
- Corporate Lawyers
- Risk and Compliance Officers
- In-House Counsel
- Top Level Management
Michael King is the Managing Partner of Hennelly & Grossfeld LLP and has been with the firm for 25 years. He obtained his B.A. degree, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, from Boston College in 1985 and his J.D. degree from Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, in 1989. Mr. King has worked exclusively on civil litigation matters, focusing primarily on complex business disputes, products liability defense, trade secret disputes and employment matters. He is a member of the bar of the States of California and Nevada, a member of the American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, and a director of the Orange County Down Syndrome Association.
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Method Of Presentation:
General knowledge of trade secret laws
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
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