The newly enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act has been described as the most significant expansion of federal intellectual property law since the Lanham Act was enacted in 1946. Moreover, trade secret litigation options will considerably expand in an aim to reduce trade secret misappropriation.
Businesses must start incorporating this new legislation now, the second annual MIP Trade Secrets Forum 2017 will be analysing the steps you need to be taking to ensure you fully prepared and understand your responsibilities as in-house counsel.
The programme will encourage participation and debate on all the pertinent topics relating to the newly enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act. The MIP Trade Secrets Forum 2017 brings together leaders in corporations, industry associations and leading legal experts to discuss and impart valuable knowledge.
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Benefits of attending:
Delegates are invited to attend a full day of debates and discussions to hear from, and network with, leading experts from multiple jurisdictions and industries. All delegates will be party to important debates about the most significant developments relating to the introduction of the DTSA and will have the opportunity to contribute as well as learn.
- Understand the growth in trade secrets threats and emerging issues under the DTSA over the past year
- Find out how to reduce the risk of losing trade secrets to foreign companies
- Learn best practice to enforce an ITC exclusion order
- Discuss the areas of uncertainty that exist under the DTSA to provide preventative strategies
- Join analysis on District Court litigation over the first year of enactment
- Examine how to detect and respond to cyber security threats
- Listen to essential case update and application of Uber v Waymo
- Evaluate the alternative dispute resolution mechanism available
Who you will meet:
- IP in-house counsel
- Heads of Litigation
- General Counsel
- Heads of IP
- Heads of legal
- Patent counsel
- Legal counsel
- Private practice lawyers
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