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Broadcast Date: Monday, August 22, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)

Overview:

Since the enactment of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) in 2016, the trend in filing for misappropriation disputes has remained notably strong and has spawned an unprecedented fashion in the litigation landscape. Higher number of trade secret lawsuits flocked to the federal courts, posing more challenges for businesses to safeguard their assets.

With the high cost of misappropriation claims in addition to the damages that go beyond economic value, organizations are compelled to stay on top of the latest trends and developments.

This course offers an overview of the latest trends and best practices surrounding trade secret litigation. The speakers will discuss the different defenses and remedies, critical issues, as well as fresh insights into preventing risks of trade secrets misappropriation.

Key topics that will be covered in this discussion are:

  • The DTSA: Legal Overview and Revisit
  • Trade Secrets Misappropriation: Updates and Developments
  • Strategic Defenses & Remedies
  • Navigating the Litigation Landscape: Latest Trends
  • Forecast for 2022

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

Live Webcast

 

Prerequisite:

General knowledge of trade secret laws

 

Course Code:

1410159

 

NY Category of CLE Credit:

General knowledge of trade secret laws

 

Total Credit:

2.0 CLE

Speaker:

William Collins, Jr., Partner
Burr and Forman

Chip is a seasoned litigator and community leader who helps clients successfully resolve multiple types of business disputes, including those involving noncompetes & trade secrets, contract breaches, and local government issues.

Chip represents companies and executives in disputes involving noncompete agreements and trade secrets. In representing companies, his focus is on achieving a cost-effective result through court order or settlement that protects the company’s valuable customer and client relationships and confidential information. In representing executives and their new employers, Chip’s goal is to avoid or limit the effect of overreaching agreements and allow the executive to fairly utilize his or her accumulated knowledge and skill. Chip also drafts noncompete agreements, develops trade secret protection programs, and counsels companies and executives regarding such matters in an attempt to avoid the types of problems that lead to costly litigation.

Agenda:

William Collins, Jr.Partner

Burr and Forman

Materials:

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Who Should Attend:

  • Trade Secrets Lawyers & Consultants
  • Intellectual Property Lawyers
  • Commercial Litigation Attorneys
  • Corporate Lawyers
  • General Counsel

SPEAKER

William Collins, Jr.Partner
Burr and Forman

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