Seyfarth Partners Erik Weibust and Jeremy Cohen participated in the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s 2019 Trade Secret Law Summit on March 21 and 22 at American Express’s corporate headquarters in New York.  Erik serves as Vice Chair of the AIPLA’s Trade Secret Committee and a member of the planning committee for the Summit, which addressed a range of topics related to trade secret protection across a wide array of industries.  Erik spoke on a panel on Protection of Trade Secrets in the Social Media Era, alongside in-house counsel from Lockheed Martin and Hanzo.  Jeremy spoke on a panel on Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants in the Financial Services Industry, which Erik moderated, along with counsel from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Brown Brothers Harriman.  Approximately 80 attendees from across the country, comprised of in-house counsel, outside counsel, and government and judicial officials, took part in the Summit, including Seyfarth attorneys Kate Perrelli, Dawn Mertineit, and James Yu.