This Saturday, June 21, 2014, Seyfarth attorney, Justin K. Beyer, will present at the 19th Annual Chinese Biopharmaceutical Association Conference on Legal Challenges in Trade Secret Protection, at the University of Maryland’s Shady Grove Conference Center. Through this panel discussion, Mr. Beyer will offer insights into what constitutes a trade secret, trade secrets unique to the pharmaceutical industry, and best … Continue Reading
Employee mobility in the pharmaceutical industry is a significant concern for employers given the industry’s very significant investment in and reliance upon generating and protecting confidential, proprietary and trade secret information that is used to develop products and create and maintain customer relationships.
Non-competition and customer non-solicitation agreements are one of the primary tools available in most states to protect … Continue Reading
Throughout 2013, Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s dedicated Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes Practice Group hosted a series of CLE webinars that addressed significant issues facing clients today in this important and ever changing area of law.
The series consisted of twelve webinars:
On October 29, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. Central, Chicago Seyfarth attorneys Shashank Upadhye, Scott Schaefers, and Justin Beyer will present the tenth installment in our 2013 Trade Secrets webinar series, focusing on trade secrets in the pharmaceutical industry.
The topics they will cover include:Defining and understanding trade secrets in the pharmaceutical market, including the “hidden” trade secrets involved in… Continue Reading
On April 25, 2012, a federal judge in North Carolina issued a ruling granting in part and denying in part motions to dismiss involving claims for trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, and conversion in a dispute between two pharmaceutical companies in the case of River’s Edge Pharmaceuticals v. Gorbec Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. This decision confirms, to an extent, the need to … Continue Reading