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Covenants Not to Compete and Trade Secrets - Webinar

  • ID: 4227684
  • Webinar
  • December 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 90 Minutes
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
Learn to protect your clients confidential business information get practical tips for using restrictive covenants and trade secret agreements.

This topic provides an overview and general principles of the law and legal theories related to protecting competitive business interests and confidential business information through restrictive covenants and trade secret law two of the fastest growing areas of intellectual property law outside of traditional patent, copyright and trademark concerns.

Topics covered include covenants not to compete, nonsolicitation agreements, confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, noncompete nonsolicitation agreements in businesstobusiness settings, multistate drafting concerns with restrictive covenants, trade secret identification and misappropriation, the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and related statutes and much more. This material will also address various client counseling strategies and provide certain practice tips when applying legal issues to typical situations confronted in this rapidly developing area of law.
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Covenants Not to Compete
  • Legal Requirements
  • Blue Penciling Doctrine and Severability Clauses
  • New Employee vs. Current Employee
  • Defining Competition
  • Choice of Law and Forum Selection
  • Movement Toward Statutory Construction
  • Multistate Drafting Concerns
  • Business-To-Business Settings and Independent Contractors
  • Assignment of Noncompete Agreements
  • Recent Trends in Noncompete Law
Nonsolicitation Agreements
  • Legal Requirements
  • Primary Differences With Covenants Not to Compete
  • Nonsolicitation of Customers/Employees
Trade Secrets
  • Definition
  • Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Common Law Restatement (First) of Torts
  • Trade Secret Claims: Identification and Misappropriation
  • Trade Secrets vs. Merely Confidential Information
  • Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine
  • Reverse Engineering and Independent Development
  • Statutory Preemption of Other Claims
  • Defend Trade Secrets Act, Economic Espionage Act and Related Federal Statutes
  • Trade Secret Protection Programs
  • Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreements
  • Assignment of Inventions Agreements
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Kenneth P. Carlson, Jr. - Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP,
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This webinar is primarily designed for attorneys. Other legal professionals may also benefit from attending.
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