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Venue Sponsored by: Knobbe Martens 
 
 
 
THURSDAY
 
Moderator/Speaker
 
 
 
8:00 a.m.
 
 
Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
 
 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
 
 
The Trade Secret Landscape
 
Moderator: 
Russell Beck, Beck Reed Riden, LLP, Boston, MA
 
Speakers: 
Hannah Joseph, Beck Reed Riden, LLP, Boston, MA
Vince Galluzz, Crowell & Moring, LLP, Washington, DC
 
 
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Trade Secrets and Noncompete –   Focus on CA
 
Moderator:
Michael D. Weil, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, San Francisco, CA 
 
Speakers: 
Catherine Y. Lui, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, San Francisco, CA
Mark A. Romeo, Crowell & Moring, Los Angeles, CA
Mark Punzalan, Chan Punzalan, LLP, San Francisco, CA
 
 
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
 
Break
 
 
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Professors Panel
 
Moderator: 
Russell Beck, Beck Reed Riden, LLP, Boston, MA
 
Speakers: 
Evan Starr, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (Bio, Paper)
Ted Sichelman, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA (Bio, Paper)
Orly Lobel, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
 
 

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
DTSA – Was it worth it?
 
Moderator:
Ryan M. Fountain, Law Office of Ryan M. Fountain, Mishawaka, IN (Bio)
 
Speakers: 
Ryan M. Fountain, Law Office of Ryan M. Fountain, Mishawaka, IN
R. Mark Halligan, Fisher Broyles, LLP, Chicago, Illinois
 
 
12:15 – 12:45 P.M.
 
Lunch
 
 
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
 
FBI – What is the threat?
 
Moderator:
Missy Sikorski, Charlestown, MA
 
Speaker:
Special Agent Parker Scott, FBI, San Diego, CA
 
 
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
 
 
 
The International Dimension (including extraterritoriality)
 
Moderator:
Dean Pelletier, Pelletier Law, LLC, Chicago, IL (Slide)
 
Speaker: 
Robert Williams, Bird & Bird, LLP, London, UK (Slide)
 
 
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Break

 
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Corporate Best Practices
 
Moderator:
Eric Ostroff, Meland Russin Budwick, Miami, FL (Bio)
Dean Pelletier, Pelletier Law, LLC, Chicago, IL
 
Speaker: 
Derron Blakely, Elbit Systems of America (Bio)
Julie McCarthy, Novartis Reserach Institute, San Diego, CA
(Bio)
Jesse Mulholland, A Western Digital Company,Irvine, CA (Bio)
 
 
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A Facilitated discussion: Drafting and Litigating Noncompete and Trade Secret Matters Outside Your Jurisdiction
 
Facilitator:
Neal F. Weinrich, Berman Fink Van Horn, PC, Atlanta, GA (Bio, Slide)
 
Panelists: 
Vicki Cundiff, Paul Hastings, LLP, MetLife Building, New York, NY
Katherine Perelli, Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, Boston, MA
 
 
 

​5:30 - 8:30 pm

Reception and Dinner (Open to all registrants)

Co-Sponsored by:

Crowell & Moring
Seyfarth Shaw, LLP
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Meland Russin Budwick
Berman Fink Van Horn, PC
Beck Reed Riden, LLP
Bailey Cavalieri
 
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Moderator/Speaker
8:00 a.m.
 
Registrationa and Continental Breakfast
 
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
 
Ethics of Law Firm Cybersecurity
 
Moderator: 
Erik Weibust, Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, Boston, MA (Bio)
 
Speaker: 
John P. Tomaszewski, Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, Houston, TX (Bio, Paper)
 
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Judges Panel
 
Moderator:
Dean Pelletier, Pelletier Law, LLC, Chicago, IL
 
Speakers:
Hon. Judge James P. Kleinberg (Ret.), JAMS, San Jose, CA
(Bio)
Hon.  Douglas McCormick, Magistrate,  United States District Court, Central District of California, Santa Ana, CA 
 
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Break
 
10:45 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.
 
Waymo v. Uber
 
Moderator:  John Marsh, Bailey Cavalieri, Columbus, OH
 
Speakers: 
Julie McCarthy, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Institute, San Diego, CA
James Pooley, James Pooley, PLC, A Professional Law Corporation, Menlo Park, CA (Bio, Slide)
John Marsh, Bailey Cavalieri, Columbus, OH