On Wednesday, August 29, 2018, Seyfarth Shaw Partners Katherine Perrelli, Dawn Mertineit, and Justin Beyer are presenting a webinar focused on trade secret audits. The ITechLaw webinar, titled “The Anatomy of a Trade Secret Audit,” is from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Eastern Time and will cover the following topics:

  • Identifying trade secrets and secrecy protections
  • Effective secrecy protections, including

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On Wednesday, July 25, Seyfarth Shaw partners J. Scott Humphrey and Justin K. Beyer are presenting webinars for myLawCLE.

Scott Humphrey is presenting “Protecting Confidential Information & Client Relationships in the Financial Services Industry” webinar on July 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Eastern. The webinar will focus on the following topics:

  • What are (and are not) considered

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In Seyfarth’s third installment in its 2018 Trade Secrets Webinar Series, Seyfarth attorneys Kate Perrelli, Dawn Mertineit, Justin Beyer, and Andrew Stark focused on trade secret audits, with an emphasis on the importance of a proactive, systematic approach to assessing and protecting trade secret portfolios.

As a conclusion to this well-received webinar, we compiled a summary of takeaways:

  • Recent government

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Please join us for a one-hour CLE webinar on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern / 12:00 p.m. Central / 10:00 a.m. Pacific.

The risk of trade secret theft to businesses has increased in recent years, with greater employee mobility between companies, the alarming frequency of targeted data theft attacks, and the explosion of social media and cloud
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Trade Secrets 2011 Webinar Series – The Anatomy of a Trade Secret Audit: Is the Data That Drives Your Company Adequately Protected?

May 25, 2011

10:00 am – 11:00 am Pacific
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Mountain 
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Central
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern


 With the economy recovering in some sectors,
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Our own Robert Milligan, Kurt Kappes, and Timothy Nelson contributed a chapter, "Trade Secret Audits and Protection Plans," to the November 2009 update of the Continuing Education of the Bar’s Treatise Trade Secrets Practice in California. Robert also co-authored a second chapter entitled "Litigation Issues." The book is the preeminent treatise in California on trade secret law, and it

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In a recent decision, the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals joined a growing number of federal courts that have limited the use of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") in suits brought against former employees accused of taking data from a company’s computer system before leaving the company.

In LVRC Holdings LLC v. Brekka, Case No. 07-17116

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