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Trade Secrets and Employee Mobility

1.5 hours MCLE Credit

 

 

Businesses may protect their trade secrets but may not prevent fair competition. However, it is often difficult for employers and former employees to know what they can and cannot do while competing. Join Robert Yonowitz for guidance on protecting trade secrets and other confidential information against misappropriation by departing employees. You will also learn how employers can hire from competitors, and departing employees can compete with former employers, and avoid trade secret claims.

Program Highlights:

  • Strategies for avoiding trade secrets disputes
  • Protecting trade secrets with nondisclosure and other employment agreements
  • Best practices for hiring new employees and managing departing employees
  • Tips on competing with a former employer without breaching contractual obligations and fiduciary duties
  • Remedies for trade secret theft
  • Latest developments in trade secret litigation, including the new Defend Trade Secrets Act

This is an intermediate level program and assumes some employment experience.

On Demand BU53302-191

Live program recorded 12/13/16. 

 

Businesses may protect their trade secrets but may not prevent fair competition. However, it is often difficult for employers and former employees to know what they can and cannot do while competing. Join Robert Yonowitz for guidance on protecting trade secrets and other confidential information against misappropriation by departing employees. You will also learn how employers can hire from competitors, and departing employees can compete with former employers, and avoid trade secret claims.

Program Highlights:

  • Strategies for avoiding trade secrets disputes
  • Protecting trade secrets with nondisclosure and other employment agreements
  • Best practices for hiring new employees and managing departing employees
  • Tips on competing with a former employer without breaching contractual obligations and fiduciary duties
  • Remedies for trade secret theft
  • Latest developments in trade secret litigation, including the new Defend Trade Secrets Act

This is an intermediate level program and assumes some employment experience.

ROBERT YONOWITZ

ROBERT YONOWITZ

ROBERT YONOWITZ is a partner with Fisher Phillips in Irvine. He is Co-Chair of the Firm's Employee Defection and Trade Secrets practice group. Robert represents employers in courts and before government agencies in all types of employment disputes, including wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, sexual and other forms of harassment, wage and hour, and unfair competition and trade secrets cases. He also works with clients to implement employment policies and procedures designed to prevent employee claims and lawsuits. Robert frequently lectures on techniques employers can use to protect their trade secrets and confidential information. He also provides experience in drafting employment agreements, executive compensation agreements, confidentiality agreements and various types of incentive compensation agreements. Robert has published numerous articles and lectures on the benefits of arbitration, joint employer liability issues facing PEOs, and prevention of employee theft of trade secrets. Prior to practicing law, He worked for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts. He is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Products specifications
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRACTICE AREA Employment Law
SUBTOPICS Forming and Advising
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
Products specifications
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRACTICE AREA Employment Law
SUBTOPICS Forming and Advising
PRODUCT GROUP Digital