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In House Counsel Guide to Trade Secrets (2017)

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Produced on June 27, 2017

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Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Copyright Trademark

Course Description

Trade secrets often represent the heart of a business, and knowing how to protect them is essential for in-house counsel.

This course, presented by Randy M. Friedberg, a partner with White and Williams, LLP, takes a tour through the maze of state trade secret laws, as well as the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act recently enacted in 2016. The lecture will provide an overview of U.S. trade secret law, focusing on requirements for protection, proper and improper means of acquiring trade secrets, and protection of trade secrets.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Review the elements of trade secret law
  2. Understand misappropriation of trade secrets
  3. Discuss ways to protect trade secrets (e.g., contracts)
  4. Summarize trade secret litigation and remedies for misappropriation

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Randy Friedberg

White and Williams, LLP

Randy Friedberg has 30 years of experience in counseling clients, with particular focus on the protection, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights. His practice encompasses trademark and copyright law, unfair competition, trade secrets, advertising law, internet law and entertainment law, as well as general corporate and litigation matters.

Randy represents clients in a variety of industries, including consumer goods and services, computer software and hardware, pharmaceutical and biomedical products, media and entertainment. He also represents the energy and financial services sectors for corporate work and litigation before an array of state and federal courts, in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. 

Randy’s experience has led to him to become a source for the news media. He has been quoted in a variety of different publications in the area of IP law. He is also asked to speak and present at business-related events. Randy has also served as a Judge for the Cardozo Entertainment Moot Court Competition.

Randy is the author of “Navigating Intellectual Property Disputes,” an authoritative, insider's perspective on assisting clients with managing IP assets and litigating disputes. He was on the editorial subcommittee of The Trademark Reporter, a publication of the International Trademark Association.  


  • Represented a famous clothing designer in trademark work, a series of licenses and a “bet the company” arbitration
  • General counsel to one of the largest pet toy companies in the country; engaged in trademark, copyright, and patent registration, licensing and litigation, as well as Proposition 65 litigation and general corporate matters
  • Represented a large private label manufacturer and distributor of cosmetics for trademark, copyright, Internet and general commercial matters
  • Represented numerous licensors and licensees in negotiating and drafting significant license agreements in a wide range of industries, including clothing, music, software and cosmetics 


Randy has been selected for inclusion in ”Super Lawyers” in the New York Metro Region in a survey of his peers by Law & Politics magazine for the years 2007 through 2018.


Stephen A.

Great speaker. Informative content.

Evan S.

great course

Meggan Z.

Great presentation. Lots of good useful information. I enjoyed this course.

Thomas P.


Elizabeth K.

Easy to listen to; easy to follow

Roger D.

A very well done course. Thank you!

B. Edward J.

Excellent presentation

Rui L.

Very informative and practical!

Mary Lee C.

Excellent speaker!

Edward S.

VERY useful for some pending projects!

woody r.

I like this series for in house counsel

Judith R.

Mr. Friedberg has a fantastic manner...and he's very thorough and clear.

Warren M.

One of the best! Very succinct!

Sarah K.

Randy Friedberg is a GREAT instructor. I'm looking for classes that he's teaching...he covers the material, relates it understandably.

Mark B.

Good summary on Trade Secrets

Diana K.


Dan B.

Very clear and concise.

Blake C.

Freidberg is one of your best presenters.

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