Your Trade Secrets Amidst the Risks: Expert Management Guide for Your Firm
Trade secrets, which are a significant asset for many businesses, continue to be exposed to various risks whether through cybersecurity or other issues. A company's trade secrets and other confidential information are vulnerable to outside threats as data theft attacks surge. With both civil and criminal trade secret matters on top of the news, it is of utmost importance to implement an effective and expert management of trade secrets.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with a sneak peek of the current trade secret landscape. Speakers will discuss in depth the best strategies that businesses must know in light of the most recent trade secret activities. They will also enumerate practical tips and expert management guide to help firms and organizations avoid risks and other pitfalls.
Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
- Common Trade Secret Risks and Pitfalls
- Practical Risk Management Tips
- Recent Regulatory Developments
- Notable Cases
- What Lies Ahead?
James Donohue, Vice President
CRA International, Inc.
Vanessa Biondo, Partner
Harris, St. Laurent & Chaudhry LLP
- What are trade secrets
- What constitutes misappropriation
- State law (UTSA/New York)
- Impact of DTSA on trade secret litigation
Remedies and methodologies
- Injunctive relief
- Actual loss
- Unjust enrichment
- Reasonable royalty
Business risks and best practices
- Where risk comes from
- How businesses can protect trade secret and avoid pitfalls
Who Should Attend:
- Trade Practicing Lawyers
- Trade Secret Specialists
- Trade Counsel
- In-house Counsel
- Business Executives
- Trade Secret Owners
- Risk and Compliance Managers
- Public and Private Companies
- Multinational Companies
- Top Level Management
- Other related/interested Professionals and Organizations
James J. Donohue has served as a financial consultant for more than 25 years in a wide range of areas, including damages, valuation, and forensic accounting. He has extensive experience in IP valuation, transactions, and litigation. He has provided expert damages testimony in federal, state and bankruptcy courts, as well as in various arbitration venues, including the International Chamber of Commerce and the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Donohue’s experience in IP litigation matters has included assessing the appropriate economic measure of damages in patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright disputes. In addition to his IP litigation-related experience, Mr. Donohue has also provided IP-focused fairness opinions and transaction and valuation services in a broad range of industries. Mr. Donohue is a certified public accountant and has a BS in accountancy from Villanova University. He is also a certified valuation analyst and is accredited in business valuation.
James J. Donohue has served as a financial consultant for more than 25 years in a wide range of areas, …
Vanessa Biondo is a first-chair commercial and intellectual property litigator known for bringing a reasonable approach to business disputes. Ms. Biondo’s clients rely on her extensive experience in all aspects of litigation and arbitration, from evaluating liability to advising on the best courses of action, negotiating settlements, defeating damages claims and obtaining jury verdicts (including one of the highest awards on record in New York for a trade secret litigation). Ms. Biondo has litigated trade secret cases, trademark and copyright claims, data security and privacy issues, contract disputes and employment matters for both plaintiffs and defendants. Ms. Biondo is a graduate of Princeton University and the Georgetown University Law Center.
Vanessa Biondo is a first-chair commercial and intellectual property litigator known for bringing a reasonable approach to business disputes. Ms. …
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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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About CRA International, Inc.
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.
About Harris, St. Laurent LLP
Harris St. Laurent is a premier New York boutique law firm. Its attorneys represent plaintiffs and defendants in commercial, intellectual property and employment litigations, arbitrations and mediations. The firm also advises companies, founders, partners and executives in partnership matters, business formations and commercial transactions. Harris St. Laurent has a reputation for efficiently and effectively obtaining excellent results.