CLE: “Implications of the Defend Trade Secrets act of 2016 and Practical Considerations for Guarding Against Internal Data Theft”

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
3:30p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Registration at 3:15 p.m.
(R.S.V.P. by February 28, 2017)

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Live:
James M. Hanley Federal Building
7th Floor Jury Assembly Room ()
100 South Clinton Street
Syracuse, New York

Videoconference:
James T. Foley U.S. Courthouse
5th Floor Conference Room
445 Broadway
Albany, New York

Program Description

According to recent studies, 59% of employees admit to taking valuable company data from their employer at or around the time of termination.  The cost of trade secret theft to the United States economy is staggering, with annual estimated losses between 160 to 480 billion dollars. Fortunately, on May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 into law, thereby creating significant new protections for companies to mitigate these risks. This program will provide an overview of this important new federal law, contrast it to existing New York law, and provide practical steps that practitioners can use, including use of non-compete agreements, to protect their clients from trade secret theft.

Presenters

Heath J. Szymczak, Esq.
Bond, Schoeneck & King

Bradley A. Hoppe, Esq.
Bond, Schoeneck & King

Agenda

3:15–3:30
Registration

3:30 – 4:45
Program

  • Introduction to Trade Secrets (15 min)
  • Implications of Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (20 min)
  • Preventing Trade Secret Theft (20 min)
  • What to do in the Event of Trade Secret Theft (15 min)
  • Questions and Answers (5 min)

The Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York.

“Implications of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 And Practical Considerations for Guarding Against Internal Data Theft” has been approved in accordance with the requirements
of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 credits towards the professional practice requirement.*

This program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

This is a single program.  No partial credit will be awarded.

This program is complimentary to all Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association Members.

* PLEASE REMEMBER TO STOP AT THE REGISTRATION DESK TO SIGN OUT AND TURN IN YOUR EVALUATION FORM

Thank you to those members that requested electronic copies of the materials.

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