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Data Breach & Trade Secrets: How to Protect Your Organization

(57 Ratings)

Produced on: August 18, 2016

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 61 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Running a successful business is hard and competition is rising, primarily for customer spend. In order to stand ahead of rivals, companies must do more than offer excellent workmanship, product and service. It is customer loyalty and preeminent experiences that bring them returning clientele. So, exactly what can these companies protect as trade secrets and how far can they go to prevent, hinder or reverse trade secret damage and/or loss?

In this course, viewers learn how to protect proprietary information from current or incoming employees, what to do when client-facing employees leave, and how to obtain a TRO, if necessary.

Join Rania V. Sedhom, Founding Member, Sedhom Law Group, PLLC, a Bespoke Law FirmTM and Jennifer Lupo, Founding Member of Lupo Law, PLLC, as they discuss trade secret protections for companies.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand what constitutes a trade secret, or proprietary information
  2. Protect your client’s trade secrets using contracts, policies, etc.
  3. Discuss cases and the TRO process
  4. Learn how to deal with terminated (voluntary or involuntary) employees

Faculty

Rania V. Sedhom

Sedhom Law Group, PLLC

Rania V. Sedhom, Managing Partner of the firm, is an attorney who provides practical and efficient solutions to complex problems. Rania has extraordinary interpersonal skills that allow her to forge win-win relationships across diverse organizations and cross-functional stakeholders. She is also a skilled legal and business commentator with appearances on national print and TV media, including L.A. Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Baltimore Sun, Forbes, Inc., Business Week, and CNN Money. 

 Rania is admitted to the Bars of the State of New York and New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of New York, the District of New Jersey and the Third Circuit. Rania attended Syracuse University College of Law, where she was Editor of The Labor Lawyer and The Digest and served as Vice-Justice of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Prior to law school, Rania attended Columbia University where she majored in political science.

Jennifer Lupo

Lupo Law PLLC

Jennifer Lupo is Managing Member of Lupo Law PLLC a boutique Manhattan law firm that works with entrepreneurs in the creative and technology fields. The firm acts as outside general counsel to companies in all stages from start-up through IPO. Lupo Law assist its’ clients in formulating a strong cohesive Business Strategy and provides guidance on: Financing; Copyright, Trademark & Brand Protection; Operations; Human Resources; Vendor Relations; Investor Relations; and Dispute Resolution.

Lupo Law is led by managing member Jennifer Lupo who is a practicing attorney and mediator with more than 20 years’ experience. Jen’s legal career began with her first internship at 15 years old in her father’s criminal and civil rights law firm. It was there she learned the importance of thorough preparation, grace under fire and integrity. Since that time, Ms. Lupo has had a diverse career in government at the Kings County Public Administrator’s Office, Suffolk County District Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, in law firms, corporate legal departments and as a law professor.

As a mediator, Ms. Lupo has mediated numerous complex disputes and has core competencies in: Business; Commercial; Technology (incl. IT/IP/Software Dev.); Complex Contracts (e.g. IT/IP/Software Dev.); Employment; Vendor Relations; Family (incl. Custody/Visitation and Post-Divorce Relations); and Civil Rights (e.g. Police Brutality and Unlawful Arrest).

Prior to returning to graduate school, Ms. Lupo worked for several years in entertainment public relations representing Off-Broadway theatrical productions, independent films, and publishing. Several years later, she returned to school earning a Master of Science in Political Science and a Juris Doctor in law.

Jennifer is also principal of St. Tula Films, an independent film incubator. A native New Yorker, Jennifer lives and works in Manhattan.


CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Start-Ups
  • Business
  • Transactions
  • Financing
  • Core Business Contracts
  • Branding and Corporate Identity
  • Business Affairs (incl. Development and Strategic Alliances)
  • Licensing
  • Intellectual Property (Copyright and Trademark)
  • Operations
  • Human Capital Management/Employee Relations
  • Regulatory Compliance (FTC/State; FDA) and Privacy
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Business and Divorce

 REPRESENTATIVE INDUSTRIES:

  • Technology (IT/Software Dev.)
  • Media
  • Authors & Artists
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Food
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Staffing
  • Theater
  • Retail


Reviews

KK
Kim K.

This was a REALLY great course. The banter between the presenters, course content and market relevance was super!

JA
John A.

Both presenters were very engaging, great delivery.

RC
Robert Z C.

Good content and materials. Charismatic speakers.

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