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2012 Trade Secret Law Summit

AIPLA Annual Meeting

Marriott Wardman Park

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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9:00 am – 10:30 am
Trade Secrets Basics


Russell Beck, Beck Reed Riden, LLP, Boston MA  (Paper)

Vanessa Waldref, Lee & Hayes, PLLC, Spokane, WA (Paper)

  • Sources of Law: UTSA, EEA, CFA
  • Interplay with other IP laws
  • Litigation basics
10:30 – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – Noon

Significant Developments in Trade Secrets

R. Mark Halligan, Nixon Peabody, LLP, Chicago, IL (Bio)
Dean A. Pelletier, McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd., Chicago, IL (Paper)
  • AIA: Expansion of Prior User Rights
  • Significant Cases (E.g. Tianrui Group v. ITC)
  • Proposed Federal Legislation
Noon – 1:15 pm Lunch
Sponsored by: Morrison & Foerster, LLP
1:15 – 2:45 pm
Current Litigation Issues

Peter Toren, Weisbrod Matteis & Copley, PLLC, Washington, DC (Paper)
Michael Songer, Crowell & Moring, LLP,
Washington, DC

  • International Litigation
  • Injunctive Relief and Damages
  • Discovery and Trial
2:45 – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 – 4:15 pm Corporate Counsel Perspectives


Griff Price, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC (Paper)

Mark Klapow, Crowell & Moring, LLP,
Washington, DC (Bio, Paper)

Evangelina Almirantearena, Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA

  • Reasonable Measures to Protect Trade Secrets
  • Trade Secret Audits
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements and Restrictive Covenants
  • Spoliation and Electronic Discovery
4:15–5:30 pm Panel Discussion: The Future of Trade Secrets

Moderator: Victoria Cundiff, Paul Hastings, LLP, New York, NY (Bio, Paper)
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Reception
Sponsored by: Crowell & Moring, LLP

The 2012 Trade Secret Law Summit is made possible through the generosity of the following sponsors: