Counsel’s Guide to Trade Secret Protection: Preventing and Avoiding Costly Errors and Penalties

recording Counsel’s Guide to Trade Secret Protection: Preventing and Avoiding Costly Errors and Penalties

You Will Learn:

  • What should be designated as a trade secret
  • How the protection of trade secrets differs from patent protection
  • Risks and pitfalls in trade secrets and third party litigation
  • What to include in your specific policy for the protection of proprietary information
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According to the FBI, billions of U.S. dollars are lost every year to corporate competitors through the theft of valuable trade secrets.

The loss of trade secrets – ranging from proprietary formulas to confidential information to production methodologies – can have devastating impacts for a company.

Whether a formula for a product, a unique method of conducting business, or another type of sensitive material, companies want to ensure that their investments in products, employees, and processes do not fall into a competitor’s hands and cause damage.

This information-packed webinar explores best practices for preventing and avoiding costly errors and penalties when dealing with trade secrets and third parties litigations.  You will also gain legal insights on how to ensure compliance and keep trade secrets a secret.

Learning Objectives

During this compressive session, counsel will learn the most common methods for theft of intellectual property assets, as well as the laws, resources and processes available to protect and defend against such theft.

  • A review of recent criminal trade secret investigations and cases
  • What should be designated as a trade secret
  • Misappropriations of trade secrets
  • How the protection of trade secrets differs from patent protection
  • Risks and pitfalls in trade secrets and third party litigation
  • The Economic Espionage Act and additional regulatory developments
  • What to include in your specific policy for the protection of proprietary information
  • Most common mistakes made when it comes to confidentiality agreements and training
  • Theories of third-party liability
  • Direct and vicarious liability

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Faculty

Jerry Cohen
Jerry Cohen
Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP

Mr. Cohen has more than 40 years experience as a lawyer dealing with patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition, licensing/franchising, visual arts, software, databases and publication law, formation and operation of business enterprises and not-for-profit organizations, international trade, litigation/ADR, and legal ethics. He handles acquisition, licensing and litigation of intellectual property rights. He has also served as an expert witness, arbitrator and mediator in intellectual property matters. Prior to joining Burns & Levinson LLP in January 2006, Mr. Cohen was a partner with the firm Perkins Smith & Cohen LLP.

David Almeling
David Almeling
Partner, O'Melveny

David Almeling is a partner in O’Melveny’s San Francisco office where he focuses his practice on both patent and trade secret litigation.  He is also a leader in those fields.  Among his other awards, David was recognized in The National Law Journal’s 2014 “Intellectual Property Trailblazers & Pioneers,” which highlights 50 of the top intellectual property lawyers across the country “who are raising the bar in intellectual property law.”  And he is a nationally respected authority on patents and trade secrets, on which he has authored more than a dozen publications and presented more than two dozen CLE presentations.  For example, David’s second book on trade secret law, Trade Secret Law and Corporate Strategy, was published by LexisNexis in 2015.

John F. Marsh
John F. Marsh
Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

John F. Marsh has experience representing and advising clients in trade secrets, emergency litigation, licensing and intellectual property disputes, injunctive proceedings including temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunction hearings, securities and shareholder disputes, mediations and arbitrations, commercial and contractual disputes, product liability lawsuits and issues, jury trials and evidentiary hearings, and other complex legal matters.

Continuing Education Units

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    C4CM provides audio conference attendees with CLE credit processing services. To expedite C4CM processing your CLE request, please complete and submit the evaluation form available from C4CM at the conclusion of the audio conference. It will be necessary to enter the following information: name of each attorney requesting CLEs with full contact information, including e-mail address, bar number, and the state in which the attorney wants credits. Each attorney requesting credits must submit an evaluation.

    Please be advised C4CM audio conferences are subject to approval from each CLE issuing organization and approval is not guaranteed (state bar associations in Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Ohio, and Pennsylvania do not grant CLE credits for audio conferences). The approval process takes approximately 6 – 8 weeks for most organizations but can take as long as 3 – 4 months. You will be notified via e-mail with the final status of your CLE application.

    Any person applying for CLE credits must attend the audio conference from start to finish (attendance will be taken for compliance reasons). Requests for CLE credits must be received no later than two weeks following the conclusion of the audio conference or live conference. CLE credits are not available for CD recordings.

    If you have any questions regarding CLE credits, contact Jill Adler at 631.368.2082 x 21 or jill.adler@meeting-matters.com.

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