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Trade Secret Mediations in 2017: What You Need to Know

George Ritchie will speak at this The Knowledge Group Webcast alongside Robert Milligan, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Date: Friday, July 14, 2017
Time: 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Registration: click here

Overview

In most intellectual property cases, particularly in trade secret disputes, mediation can be a highly effective mechanism to resolve conflicts early on. It can enable things that are not possible in court, such as private caucuses between a mediator and each party involved where private resolution of the issue can be offered.

Companies seeking mediation should first know their actual trade secrets and how to protect it. With the help of an experienced mediator, both parties can be able to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the case, and the requirements and risks of proving and disproving trade secret claims.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the fundamentals of trade secret mediations. They will discuss how to leverage mediation for resolving trade secret disputes and avoid costly, slow and uncertain judicial process.

Key Topics

  • Mediating Trade Secret Disputes
  • Confidentiality, Counsel and Mediator Ethics
  • Selecting a Mediator
  • The Role of Counsel in Mediation
  • Preparing for a Mediation Session
  • Drafting and Enforcing a Settlement Agreement

Who Should Attend?

  • Trade Secret Practicing Lawyers
  • In-House Counsel
  • Legal Consultants
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Corporate Executives
  • Multinational Companies
  • Public and Private Companies
  • Other Related/Interested Professionals

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for companies and their counsel interested in understanding the significant issues relating to Trade Secret Mediations in 2017.

During this LIVE Webcast, you will hear: 

  • Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & practitioners.
  • Hear directly from key thought leaders
  • Interact directly with the panel during Q&A

Credit Info

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: NONE
Method Of Presentation: Group-Internet Based
Recommended Credits: 1.75 – 2.0
Course Code: 146583
NASBA Field of Study: Business Law
NY Category of CLE Credit: Areas of Professional Practice

 

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