Broadcast Date: Thursday, July 01, 2021
from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)


The protection of trade secrets and other confidential information is paramount to employers. However, with the increasing number of trade secret-related claims in employment litigation, companies are not only posed with threats of internal theft, but are also confronted with the challenge of safeguarding their assets. This is further triggered by a myriad of factors including greater employee mobility and easier access to technologies.

Join trade secrets lawyers Abraham Y. Skoff (Moses & Singer LLP) and John A. Stone (Decotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP) as they provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the up-to-date trends in employment litigation involving trade secrets. To ensure success in this type of lawsuit, speakers will offer best practices in pursuing trade secret misappropriation claims in employment litigation.

They will also provide insights on recent developments in the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA).

This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following:

  • Trade Secret Misappropriation in Employment Litigation: Trends and Statistics
  • Notable Cases and Court Rulings
  • Recent Regulatory Developments in the DTSA
  • How to Pursue Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims
  • Best Employment Litigation Tools and Techniques


Course Level:



Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials


Method of Presentation:

On-Demand Webcast (CLE)



General knowledge of trade secrets law


Course Code:



NY Category of CLE Credit:

Areas of Professional Practice


Total Credits:

2.0 CLE

Speaker Panel:

Abraham Y. Skoff, Partner
Moses & Singer LLP

Abraham Y. (Avi) Skoff is a Partner and Co-chair of Moses & Singer’s Litigation practice, and Chair of the firm’s Business Torts/Unfair Competition practice. Avi focuses on complex civil litigation and has been involved in a number of major, newsworthy cases. He served as Assistant U.S. Attorney and Deputy Chief of the Civil Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York, and has litigated cases in courts throughout the country. Avi has significant experience in a broad range of practice areas, including litigation involving trade secrets, noncompete agreements, health care, and entertainment, among others. He is an experienced trial lawyer, has represented parties in complex, multiple forum litigation, and has extensive experience in litigating injunctive proceedings. Avi is rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in New York Super Lawyers® since 2006.

John A. Stone, Partner
Decotiis, 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, and unfair competition and tortious interference claims, as well as construction and land use disputes 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.


Abraham Y. SkoffPartner

Moses & Singer LLP


John A. StonePartner

Decotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP

  • What is a trade secret?
    • Common law, USTA, DSTA -
    • Examples -
    • The Inevitable disclosure doctrine/ threatened misappropriation vs. “inevitable” or possible disclosure –
  • Additional doctrines to establish a protectable trade secret
    • Reasonable Measures
    • NDAs
    • staleness
  • Interim Remedies
    • Preservation Orders
    • TRO’s -
    • Injunction-
    • Seizures –
  • Damages
    • Damages -
    • Royalties -
    • Unjust enrichment -
    • Permanent Injunction –
  • Hot Issues
    • Punitive Damages
    • NY Law issues
    • Biotech and Life Sciences
    • Extraterritoriality

Date & Time:

Thursday, July 01, 2021

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Trade Secret Lawyers and Consultants
  • Trade Secret Specialists
  • Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Litigators
  • Legal Compliance Officers
  • Human Resource Personnel


Abraham Y. SkoffPartner
Moses & Singer LLP
John A. StonePartner
Decotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP



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