5/10 - PM Concurrent Track 1 - Trade Secrets Committee

May 10, 2023 2:00 PM to 3:45 PM

2:00 - 2:45 PM

Contamination and Deletion and Spoliation, Oh My! Avoiding litigation and managing unwanted trade secrets during the onboarding process. 

Speaker:  Seth Gerber, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Los Angeles


Trade Secrets and Copyright:  Challenges of allowing secret and protected registration

Speaker: Franklin Graves, HCA Healthcare, Nashville, TN


2:45 - 3:00 PM COFFEE BREAK


3:00 - 3:45 PM

Protecting Your Trade Secrets Overseas: What you need to know and do to safeguard them

Speaker: Sreekar Gadde, Blue Tree Capital Group, Pittsburgh, PA


The Changing Shape of Trade Secret Trials: What you need to know to prepare for and try today’s trade secrets cases.


Amy Candido, Wilson Sonsini, San Francisco, CA
Michael Biek, DecisionQuest, State College, PA


Hosted by: Trade Secret Law Committee


  • Gerber_Seth_200 Gerber, Seth

    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius | Partner

    Seth M. Gerber is a partner with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Century City, California. His trial practice focuses on trade secrets and non-compete litigation. Mr. Gerber has practiced extensively in both state and federal courts, and he has jury and bench trial, arbitration, and appellate experience.
  • Candido, Amy 200x200 Candido, Amy

    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati | Partner

    Amy Candido is a trial lawyer who focuses on high-stakes, complex intellectual property matters. She has extensive experience litigating patents, trade secrets, copyrights, and other IP in “bet the company” cases nationwide on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. Amy has tried numerous jury and bench trials, securing courtroom victories in a variety of difficult cases. Her trial victories include The National Law Journal’s Top Verdict of 2014 and three complete defense verdicts in the Eastern District of Texas.
  • Gadde, Sreekar

    Blue Tree Capital Group | Executive Director

    Venture Capitalist & US Patent Attorney. Sree invests in and helps grow early-stage, high-growth companies. Sree specializes in finding early stage companies seeking investment, evaluating those companies as investment opportunities, formulating an IP strategy, and advising/mentoring those companies that to help them achieve a profitable exit.