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Trade Secrets in the Remote Work Era


Level: Intermediate
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: February 12, 2021
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Agenda

  • State of Trade Secret Law Today and Trends
  • Challenges to Trade Secret Protection in the COVID era
  • Pre Pandemic Case Law on Remote Work
  • Tips For Trade Secret Protection in Remote Work Context
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: February 12, 2021

Description

The era of remote work has created new challenges for the protection of trade secrets. Employees are scattered and working in new environments. Helpfully, existing trade secret case law is flexible and can adapt to new circumstances. This program features the co-authors of the ABA's Guide to Protecting and Litigating Trade Secrets (2nd Edition). They will share practical tips for implementing or updating policies to protect any business's confidential information or trade secrets during the COVID-19 pandemic and after.

This program was recorded on February 12th, 2021.

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American Bar Association

Panelists

Joanna H. Kim-Brunetti

General Counsel & Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Trusaic

Joanna is General Counsel and VP of Regulatory Affairs with TrusaicTrusaic, a data solutions company that has over two decades of experience harnessing, analyzing and implementing data solutions to help companies thrive in regulatory compliance. Previously, she was a partner with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, specializing in trade secrets and other IP litigation.

Joanna holds a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, and J.D. from Loyola Law School (with honors). She was President of the Korean American Bar Association; Rising Star, Super Lawyers; Co Co-Chair of various subcommittees under the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association; and the author of numerous trade secrets related publications.

Gregory S. Bombard

Partner, Trial Group
Duane Morris, LLP

Greg is a partner in the trial group of Duane Morris, LLP. His practice focuses on trade secrets. He represents clients in trade secret litigation and arbitration matters , counsels clients on transactions involving confidential information.

Greg is a co chair of the trade secret subcommittee within the ABA’s Section of Litigation. Greg is a frequent speaker and writer on trade secret and noncompete issues.

Jeff Riffer

Partner
Elkins Kalt Weintraub Reuben Gartside, LLP

Jeff is a partner at Elkins Kalt Weintraub Reuben Gartside, LLP, based in Los Angeles, California. He specializes in complex business litigation, including unfair competition and trade secrets.

Jeff holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Indiana University, and J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Indiana Law Journal and elected to Order of the Coif. He was Chair, and later Co Co-Chair, of the Trade Secrets and Unfair Practices Subcommittee of the Business & Commercial Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association. He has written a book that is in the Library of Congress; several law journal articles, one of which was cited by the California Supreme Court.; and contributed to other books.


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