Date: October 14, 2020
Time: 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Location: View the Webinar Recording
In this session, Mintz attorneys, Adam Samansky and Nick Armington will discuss the impending increase in trade secret litigation triggered by the current economic downturn and the sudden increase in work-from-home arrangements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Economic and social drivers of a likely uptick in trade secret misappropriation
- What qualifies as a trade secret under the Defend Trade Secrets Act and state trade secret statutes
- What measures qualify as reasonable, under the statutes, to maintain the secrecy of valuable information
- Steps businesses can take to protect against misappropriation by employees and/or business partners, including techniques for identifying risk factors that may precede misappropriation and what to do once misappropriation is identified