The Brave New World of Trade Secrets and Non-Competes: Part 1 and Part 2
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The law, technology, and practical applications of trade secrets and non-competes are evolving exponentially. The battle concerning post-employment restrictive covenants pits the rights of an employer to protect its trade secrets and customer good will against the rights of employees to move freely from workplace to workplace and to carry with them their own knowledge and relationships. This two-part webinar will address the newest issues confronting practitioners involved in drafting, negotiating, and litigating non-competes and trade secret protections.
New federal, state and local initiatives affecting non-competes and trade secret protections in particular industries and various positions.
Using e-signatures and click-through agreements with non-competes and NDAs.
What technology issues attorneys need to address when determining what electronically stored data is protectable, which technologies can circumvent restrictive covenants, what are reasonable computer security measures to protect trade secrets, and how to draft and negotiate “smart” NDAs and non-competes that anticipate technological advances.
Best practices and practical strategies when drafting and negotiating non-compete and confidentiality agreements.
The impact of the Defend Trade Secrets Act on non-compete litigation.
Ethical and evidentiary issues when departing employees engage in “self-help” appropriation of corporate documents and ex-employers undertake over-zealous investigations of alleged non-compete breaches and trade secret misappropriation.
What lawyers need to know about computer forensics, social media, and other emerging data transfer and breach technologies when investigating and litigating trade secret misappropriation and non-compete breach cases.
Best practices and practical strategies when litigating non-compete and confidentiality agreements.