Digital technology has made it increasingly easy for employees and competitors to steal valuable trade secrets. Hiring an employee from a competitor involves risk as a result of the employee’s non-compete and other restrictive covenants, and access to the competitor’s trade secrets, customers and employees.
A case study, two teams of in-house and outside counsel, representing the former and new employer respectively, will highlight:
issues to consider & most effective strategies in protecting against theft of trade secrets when employees leave and go to a competitor, and steps to minimize the risks to the competitor.
A forensic investigative consultant will provide practical pointers to help you protect trade secrets. Among other issues to be addressed:
- Protecting Company Trade Secrets
- Measures to Consider after Employees Leave
- Hiring Competitors’ Employees
- Strategies to Effectively and Efficiently Prosecute and Defend Trade Secrets Claims
Glenn M. Cunningham & Shari M. Goodstein Partners, Shipman and Goodwin LLP.
Christina Feeny Senior Employment Counsel, Thomson Reuters
Frank Rudewicz (Forensic Expert), Partner, Marcum LLP (Boston)
Lew Schwartz SVP, General Counsel Secretary & Corporate Secretary, Gartner Inc.
Members: $65 if paid by July 13. $85 thereafter
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3 New York CLE credits in Professional Practice, Transitional/Non-Transitional
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