Trade Secrets Best Practices: Avoid Being the Next Victim of a Data Security Breach (Costa Mesa Presentation)

11/1/2007

Employment + Labor, Intellectual Property Litigation, Interferences, IP Due Diligence, Litigation, Privacy + Data Security, and Trade Secrets

Costa Mesa, CA

Seminar

Loss of confidential data, such as trade secrets and personally identifiable information, can cost businesses millions of dollars in litigation expenses and lost productivity.  Many companies store valuable confidential data in digital form, which is vulnerable not only to external threats, but also to internal threats from untrained or rogue employees.

Yet, many data security breaches can be avoided by relatively inexpensive measures.  This seminar joins data protection and legal experts, who will discuss practical steps companies can take to reduce their risks of data security breaches, including the following:

  • Overview of trade secret and privacy laws
  • Fiduciary and other obligations regarding confidential data
  • Protecting trade secrets in business negotiations
  • IT security and physical security
  • Avoiding trade secret problems with employees and consultants
  • Enforceable non-disclosure, non-solicitation, and non-competition agreements
  • The use of training to create a culture of data security
  • Trade secret litigation strategy

Speakers:

  • Naomi Fine, Chief Executive Officer, Pro-Tec Data
  • Michael Katz, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Robert Naeve, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

This seminar will also be presented in the following locations:

Palo Alto, October 3
San Diego, October 30
Los Angeles, October 31
New York, November 7
McLean, VA, November 8

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