This coming Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Seyfarth partners Kate Perrelli and Dawn Mertineit will participate in panel discussions at the Boston Bar Association’s 2021 Virtual Trade Secrets & Restrictive Covenants Conference. At 9:00 AM Eastern, Dawn will be a panelist in the session regarding “The Implications of the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act and Other State and Federal Legislative Developments,” along with C. Max Perlman and moderator Russell Beck. Then at 10:30 AM Eastern, Kate (who was on the Advisory Committee planning the conference) will be a panelist on the “Life Cycle of a Key Employee Departure” session, where she will be joined by panelists Barbara Robb, Michael Rosen, and Jacquelyn White, Assistant General Counsel, Global Labor & Employment at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, along with moderator Erik Winton.

Other panels at the conference include “Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants: A View from the Bench,” featuring 4 federal and state court judges, as well as “Trade Secret Protection Programs: What Companies and their Advisors Need to Know Now.”

More details on the program can be found here, including a link to register for the conference.