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A definitive exploration of the professional characteristics of intellectual property attorneys and patent agents. Conducted every other year, the survey examines the economic aspects of intellectual property law practice, including individual billing rates and typical charges for representative IP law services.

The Economic Survey is one of the premier and most sought-after publications of the Association. The Economic Survey’s results are often cited in judicial opinions, analyzed by research firms, and used by law firms alike.

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Upcoming Events

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Virtual

Credits

Each Session is eligible for 90 minutes of CLE where applicable

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2020 Trade Secret Law Summit - Virtual


2020 Trade Secret Law Summit

Strengthen your trade secret skills with our online program.



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In light of the global health crisis and to prioritize the well being and safety of the IP community we have transformed the Trade Secret Law Summit experience. 

For the first time in this event's history, we are switching to an immersive virtual experience. The 2020 Trade Secret Law Summit will be presented in four easy-to-schedule-around sessions that you can join from your computer or mobile device. 

Join us every Wednesday afternoon starting August 12 continuing through September 2, 2020, to get an edge over your competition as we explore topics related to trade secret law and earn plenty of CLE credit along the way.


Who Should Come

Beginning practitioners and experienced practitioners that want to improve their trade secret law skills. 


Who Will Be Speaking?

Our speakers are thought-leaders in trade secret law. View our full list of speakers at the bottom of this page.

 

Topics We Cover

Session 1 (August 12)
What You Need to Know About Ex Parte Seizures under the DTSA
Litigation Funding in Trade Secrets Cases

Session 2 (August 19)
Judicial Perspectives on Trade Secret Matters
Legislative and Judicial Trends in Trade Secret Law

Session 3 (August 26)
Proving Damages in Trade Secret Litigation
Arbitration and Jury Trials in Trades Secrets Disputes

Session 4 (September 2)
Forensics and Artificial Intelligence in Trade Secret Protection and Litigation
Ethics in Trade Secret Investigations and Litigation


Event Schedule

Format is weekly webinar event, with educational programming starting at 2PM on Wednesdays leading into a networking event at 3:30PM (Eastern Standard Time).

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Registration Options

  • Purchase all programs in the Summit series at a discounted package rate ($395 Member/$695 Non-member). FULL PACKAGE REGISTRATION

OR

  • Register to attend an individual session ($99 Member/$249 Non-member). Register for individual programs using the links below:

This online event series is not included in All Access Pass subscriptions.

 

Speakers

  • Barry-John-square200 Barry, John P.

    Proskauer | Partner

    John P. Barry is a partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department and co-head of the Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Group and the Higher Education and Title IX Group.
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    FTI Consulting | Senior Managing Director

    Brent Bersin is a Senior Managing Director in the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment of FTI Consulting.
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    Greenfield LLC | Partner

    Silicon Valley technology trial lawyer who has won trials, obtained significant money damages and injunctive relief, and secured favorable defense verdicts and rulings for his clients.
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    Quinn Emanuel | Partner

    Amy Candido, a partner in the San Francisco Office, is an experienced trial lawyer, focusing on high-stakes, complex patent and intellectual property litigation on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants.
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    Paul Hasting LLP | Partner

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    Berman Fink Van Horn PC | Shareholder

    A Shareholder at Berman Fink Van Horn, Lea counsels companies regarding disputes that arise in every day operations.
  • Farrell, William Farrell, Jr., William P.

    Longford Capital Management, LP | Managing Director and General Counsel

    Bill is responsible for the overall operations of Longford Capital, with a particular focus on transaction sourcing, investment selection, and portfolio management.
  • Feldman, Jeffrey D. 200x200 Feldman, Jeff

    Trailblazer | Partner and Co-Founder

    Jeff maintains an active trial and appellate practice, focusing on complex civil and criminal matters.
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    Berman Fink Van Horn, P.C. | Shareholder

    Benjamin I. Fink, a shareholder in Berman Fink Van Horn P.C., concentrates his practice in business and employment litigation with a particular emphasis on non-compete, trade secret and other competition-related disputes.
  • Galli Photo Galli, Nicole

    Law Offices of N.D. Galli LLC | Founder

    Nicole D. Galli focuses her practice on commercial litigation, including all forms of intellectual property (IP) litigation, and IP counseling, especially regarding trade secret protection.
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    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | Partner

    Jake draws upon his unique blend of experience. He has carried out Internet enforcement actions involving cybercrime, fraud, and deceptive activity; brand violations; intellectual property infringement; trade secrets; and cybersecurity breaches.
  • Humphrey Photo Humphrey, Scott

    Seyfarth Shaw LLP | Partner

    Scott Humphrey is a partner in Seyfarth Shaw’s Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud, & Non-Compete Practice Group. He serves on the group’s National Steering Committee and has successfully prosecuted and defended trade secrets and restrictive covenant cases throughout the United States.
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    Littler Mendelson | Shareholder

    Among his notable successes, Scott secured injunctions enforcing non-compete agreements in three consecutive cases involving quantitative analysts in the high frequency trading industry.
  • Morton, Mindy 200x200 Morton, Mindy

    Procopio | Partner

    Mindy’s practice focuses on internet and intellectual property litigation. She litigates cutting-edge cases at the intersection of technology and free speech issues.
  • Pampinella_James_Digital-200x200 Pampinella, Jim

    Ankura | Senior Managing Director

    James E. Pampinella is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura, based in San Francisco.
  • Pelletier, Dean Pelletier, Dean A.

    Pelletier Law | Founder

    Dean has been practicing IP law for 25 years and focuses on leveraging patents and trade secrets. Dean’s litigation, trial and appellate experience includes experience in federal and state courts and at the ITC.
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    James Pooley PLC | Founder

    James Pooley is one of the world’s foremost experts in trade secret law and management. His legal treatise, “Trade Secrets,” updated semi-annually, is the leading lawyer’s desk reference on the subject. His latest business book is “Secrets: Managing Information Assets in the Age of Cyberespionage” (Verus Press, 2015).
  • schonfeld, Mark Schonfeld, Mark

    Burns & Levinson LLP | Partner

    Mark Schonfeld concentrates his practice in complex business and intellectual property litigation, especially protection of corporate intellectual property through effective methods of trademark, copyright and patent litigation.
  • Sheehan, Michael J. 200x200  - Photo Sheehan, Michael

    McDermott Will & Emery | Partner

    Michael J. Sheehan concentrates his practice on employment litigation with a focus on prosecuting and defending unfair competition litigation involving large scale raiding, inevitable disclosure of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty and non-compete agreements.
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    Bentham IMF | Investment Manager, Legal Counsel

    Stephanie Southwick is an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel for Bentham IMF.
  • vaughn_-_website_200x200 Vaughn, Jim

    iDiscovery Solutions | Managing Director

    James D. Vaughn, a Managing Director of iDiscovery Solutions (iDS), is a court-recognized expert who has given testimony in nearly 70 cases involving topics such as evidence preservation, documentation of events, and computer forensic methodologies and procedures. In addition to being an EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Mr. Vaughn is certified by the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) as a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE).
  • Weil, Michael200x200 Weil, Michael D.

    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | Partner

    Michael Weil, an Employment partner in the San Francisco office, represents clients in high-stakes employment, trade secrets and employee mobility litigation throughout the United States.
  • Witz_James_200x200 Witz, James

    Littler Mendelson | Shareholder | Co-Chair, Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets Practice Group

    James M. Witz is a trial lawyer who has experience with a wide range of employment issues.
  • Wu, Wendy 200x200 Wu, Wendy T.

    Pacific Intelligence & Cyber | Principal

    Wendy Wu is a recognized national expert in cybercrime and data breach response, information security, digital forensics, and intellectual property protection.
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