Employee Mobility and Trade Secrets: The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

Production Date: October 24, 2017 Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Law Estimated Length: 3661 minutes


$ 59 Intellectual Property Law In Stock

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) authorizes a civil action in federal court for the misappropriation of trade secrets that is related to a product or service used  in, or intended for use in, interstate or foreign commerce. Previously, trade secret claims were under state law, and 48 states had adopted some version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA). New York and Massachusetts, the only two states that have yet to adopt a version of the UTSA, provide civil remedies under the common law for trade secret misappropriation.

Join Fitzpatrick Cella partner and experienced IP litigator Christopher Loh as he addresses the changes introduced by the new law, as well as what employers need to know for trade secret litigation in light of this new rule.

Learning Objectives:  
  1. Understand provisions unique to the DTSA  

  2. Identify what employers need to know regarding trade secret litigation moving forward under this new rule

  3. Develop strategies in trade secret litigation in light of the DTSA

Lois S.
San Antonio, TX

Well presented and relevant to in house counsel.

Haseeb Q.
Knoxville, TN

Very thorough, very well prepared. Presented very well. Really enjoyed this.

Won-Suk C.
Midlothian, VA

Good course

Charilyn C.
McLean, VA

Clear and concise presentation of complicated materials, making it possible for a non-expert to comprehend the details of trade secrets. The written materials are especially useful with their graphics and highlights for retention of the concepts and aspects of governing law.

John D.
Rockville, MD

Excellent run down of key substantive matter.

Daniel R.
hingtonWashington, DC

Good job!

Leonard C. M.

Very good presentation.

Celeste M.
Ashburn, VA

Both the presentation and the materials were excellent.

Kathleen P.
Washington, DC

Thank you. Helpful presentation.

Lisa K.
Hollywood, FL

Good presenter. Clear and to the point.

Earl B.
Albuquerque, NM

very current info

Louis D.
Washington, DC

Very detailed information for anyone interested in DTSA.

Richard C.
Alexandria, VA

excellent speaker