Seyfarth Partner and Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Compete Practice Group Co-Chair Robert Milligan is moderating the panel for “The Employee Life Cycle Relating to Trade Secrets” session on November 5 at The Sedona Conference Working Group 12 Inaugural Meeting 2018 in Los Angeles, California. “The Employee Life Cycle Relating to Trade Secrets” session will develop guidelines for new employers to avoid unintentionally receiving or benefiting from the trade secrets of another company and for employees to avoid unintentionally placing their employer’s trade secret information at risk of misappropriation.

Seyfarth Partner Erik Weibust is on the panel for the “Monetary Relief in Trade Secret Litigation” session on November 5. The “Monetary Relief in Trade Secret Litigation” session will focus on clarifying what theories of recovery are generally available and the variations among state laws, when certain remedies can and cannot be combined, the relationship between royalty determination in trade secret and patent litigation, coordinating remedies for trade secrets misappropriation with related claims under other legal theories, and recommended practices regarding timetables for disclosure of damage claims.

Additionally, Seyfarth Shaw Partner and Litigation Department Chair Katherine Perrelli and Seyfarth Shaw Partner Dawn Mertineit are scheduled to attend.

Additional sessions at the meeting include:

  • The Identification of Trade Secrets
  • Governance and Management of Trade Secrets
  • Equitable Remedies in Trade Secret Disputes
  • Protecting Trade Secrets in Litigation About Them
  • Trade Secret Issues Across International Borders
  • Judicial Roundtable

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