January 22, 2018
Emerging Issues in Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets
Promoting the Vitality of Protecting Confidentiality While Passing Harsh Judgments on Restrictive Covenants: All Rhyme, No Reason?
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
9am to 12:15pm
Philadelphia, The CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building
Simulcast in other cities
Approved in PA for three substantive CLE credits
Michael J. Fortunato, Esquire
Jennifer P. Snyder, Esquire, Dilworth Paxson LLP
Michael P. Avila, Esquire, Fisher & Phillips LLP
David J. Walton, Esquire, Cozen O’Connor
Go to pbi.org to register.
Federal and state legislatures have developed a certain stark inconsistency when addressing trade secrets and the protection of confidential and proprietary information. While enacting the Defend Trade Secrets Act and tightening trade secret protection and enforcement, federal and state governments are simultaneously attacking and scrutinizing employee noncompetition agreements and other post-employment obligations. Why the imbalance? Join us to explore the current state of trade secret enforcement, a discussion on the demise of the restrictive covenant, and practical enforcement and defense advice.
9:00 – 10:00
Growth of Trade Secret Protections
10:00 – 11:00
The Demise of the Restrictive Covenants
11:00 – 11:15
11:15 – 11:45
Injunctive Relief Practice
11:45 – 12:15
Public Policy Considerations