Protecting Your Business’ Secrets in the Modern Area Presentation
Protecting Your Business’ Secrets in the Modern Era Breakfast Briefing August 16, 2016
On August 16, 2016 Jeff Nein, Brendan Feheley, and Steve Barsotti presented Protecting Your Business' Secrets in the Modern Era at the office of Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter.
The agenda was as follows:
8:30-9:00 a.m. Jeff Nein identified what a trade secret is and methods that companies have done to protect their intellectual property. He also discussed the recently enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act and provided action steps employers can implement to maximize protection under the new Act.
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Brendan Fehley discussed the importance of contractual language that protects your intellectual property and confidential information, both internally in contracts with employees and externall in contracts with vendors and contractors.
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Steve Barsotti discussed how effective intellectual property protection fits into any company's broader intellectual property strategy.