This event is scheduled for Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/trends-and-developments-in-trade-secrets-what-companies-must-know-and-do/
About John A. Stone
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.
About Decotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP
DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP (http://www.decotiislaw.com/), is a seventy-attorney, full service firm in New Jersey and New York, representing private commercial, and public sector clients.
Fiscal year 2019 had been an eventful year for trade secrets and with the previous important developments, it is expected that 2020 will be another busy year for this area of law. Foremost, because the value of intangible assets such as trade secrets has significantly increased, the risk of trade secrets theft has also skyrocketed. This gave light to trade secret protection as a substantial legal tool for businesses to preserve confidential information to keep their competitivity.
However, establishing an accurate policy and taking the appropriate measures to safeguard trade secrets can be complex and challenging. Thus, with trade secrets protection becoming a widely recognized factor in increasing innovation, businesses must carry out an authentic risk evaluation processes to determine the appropriate measures in protecting these important assets.
Listen as a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group present an in-depth analysis of the recent trends and developments in trade secrets. Speakers will offer the best practices to effectively identify and mitigate potential loopholes and protect trade secrets from risks of theft. They will also provide the audience with practical knowledge on how to secure a company’s valuable information.
• Trade Secrets – Review and Statistics
• Trends and Developments: 2019 vs. 2020
• Potential Risks and Pitfalls
• Appropriate Trade Secrets Protection
• What Lies Ahead
About The Knowledge Group
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