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PLI's Trade Secrets 2016: What Every IP Attorney Should Know

Tuesday, November 01 10:00 AM EDT to 6:00 PM EDT

New York City

The "Big Three" categories of intellectual property are traditionally patents, copyrights and trademarks. But potentially even more valuable is the fourth category of trade secrets. New technologies and cross-border transactions place valuable secrets at increased risk. Legislatures throughout the world are recognizing that fact and responding with new laws. If you work at or counsel a technology company or any other company that creates or works with trade secrets – which means any company – this course will teach you what you need to know to protect your valuable assets, secure effective remedies for misappropriation and prevent and defend against unfounded claims of misappropriation.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand recent legal developments and trends

  • Learn the latest about new legislation concerning trade secrets in the United States, including the Defend Trade Secrets Act, and abroad

  • Evaluate the growing range of legal and practical tools available to protect trade secrets and prevail in trade secrets disputes

  • Identify best practices for protecting and enforcing trade secret rights

  • Detect early warning signs of misappropriation

  • How to deal with trade secrets crises

  • What to expect in trade secrets litigation: why it’s not litigation as usual

  • Designing effective equitable remedies for misappropriation

  • Special considerations in calculating and recovering damages for trade secret misappropriation

  • Criminal prosecution of trade secret-related crimes

  • The interplay between trade secrets law and patent law

New York City Seminar LocationPLI New York Center1177 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor*Entrance on 45th StreetNew York, NY 10036800-260-4754

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