2017 Year in Review: Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Developments

Webinar (EST)

Robert D. Goldstein, Peter A. Steinmeyer, and Brian E. Spang, Members of the Firm, co-present "2017 Year in Review: Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Developments," a Thomson Reuters Practical Law webinar. 

This webinar will provide insights into recent developments and expected trends in the evolving legal landscape of trade secrets and non-competition agreements. This webinar will focus on how to navigate this continually developing area and effectively protect client relationships and proprietary information. 

Topics will include:

  • A review of recent developments and litigation trends under the Defend Trade Secrets (DTSA) since its enactment in 2016.
  • Newly passed state statutes addressing restrictive covenants, including who can enter into them, industry restrictions, and temporal restrictions.
  • Increased usage of "garden leave" clauses in lieu of non-competes.
  • Recent decisions regarding restrictive covenants, including whether a LinkedIn "invitation to link" is an improper solicitation.
  • Significant recent trade secret cases, including the level of detail required when pleading the existence of a trade secret.
  • Administrative agency developments regarding confidentiality clauses, including shifting agency trends under the Trump administration.
  • When are employers actually filing suit against former employees?

To register for this complimentary webinar, please visit PracticalLaw.com.