Defend Trade Secrets Act: What Lawyers Need to Know

Production Date: November 18, 2016 Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Law, Business, Corporate, & Securities Law, and Copyright Law Estimated Length: 3666 minutes


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The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) creates, for the first time, a general civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation under federal law. Notable features include authorization for ex parte seizure of property, immunity for whistleblowers, and special protections for plaintiffs and defendants. In this presentation, Maxwell Goss of Rossman Saxe P.C. analyzes the key provisions of the DTSA and offer guidance for counseling clients and litigating trade secret claims under the DTSA. The presentation will benefit all lawyers, particularly those practicing business, intellectual property, employment, and restrictive covenant law and litigation.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the key provisions of the DTSA
  2. Learn the standards for ex parte seizure under the DTSA
  3. Learn the protections for whistleblowers under the DTSA
  4. Examine the DTSA’s relationship to other trade secret laws
  5. Assess the impact of the DTSA on businesses and individuals
Allan S.
San Antonio, TX

good program

Marvin R.
Austin, TX

A follow up section on drafting restrictive covenants/NDAs in light of the new requirements would likely be beneficial.

Brook M.
Fort Worth, TX

Good and informative.

Josh N.
Boca Raton, FL


Ra'Shaun K.
Brooklyn, NY

Great Program!

Frank E.
Newport News, VA

Good course -- succinct and informative

Steven F.
Garden City, NY

Good overview and introduction.

Eva A.
Wilton, CT


John D.
Edina, MN

The information was very detailed and the presenter provided good explanation.

Melissa B.
Charlotte, NC

Nice presentation