What is a trade secret?
Can only engineering information, and similar technical information, qualify as a trade secret?
What is the biggest threat to an employer’s confidential business information?
What is the most common mistake employers make in protecting their confidential business information?
What steps should a company take when a new employee has taken confidential business information from a previous employer?
Is there any legal protection for confidential business information that does not qualify as a trade secret?
Are employee confidentiality agreements enforceable?
What is the “duty of loyalty”?
What is trade secret misappropriation?
Is theft of a trade secret a crime?
What are some current trends in trade secret litigation?
Are there any particular defense or legal exposure concerns that a company should have about trade secret misappropriation?
Does a new employer have any legal exposure if a new hire has brought with them confidential or trade secret information belonging to their previous employer?
What steps should a company take when it discovers that an employee or former employee has taken trade secrets or other confidential business information?
How should companies interact with criminal prosecutors and federal/state law enforcement to assist in pursuing claims for trade secret misappropriation?
In what ways is the technology now available to employees changing the way trade secrets are misappropriated or stolen?
What were the facts of the RELCO case?
What were the key issues in the RELCO case?
What are some lessons learned from the $22 million dollar verdict you obtained in the RELCO case?
Why was the jury award particularly significant for this type of case?
What is your experience in trade secret law?
How did you decide to go into the legal profession?
What is the most rewarding aspect of your practice?
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