Insights into Litigation: 2017 Update on Defend Trade Secrets Act & EU Directive
As part of one of the largest and most recommended Dispute Resolution practices in the world, our North America Litigation & Government Enforcement lawyers offer practical insights on how to help you navigate the complexities your business may face with confidence, while achieving your strategic and commercial objectives. To share these insights, we have developed a webinar series that is focused on practical business solutions and the risks and challenges in doing business locally and internationally.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act was enacted on 11 May 2016 in response to growing concerns about trade secret misappropriation in the US. One month later, the European Commission enacted the Trade Secrets Directive that aims to standardize the national laws in EU countries against the unlawful acquisition, disclosure, and use of trade secrets.
Now, one year later, Baker McKenzie’s trade secrets lawyers will provide a detailed overview of:
- First year review of how US federal courts have applied the Defend Trade Secrets Act
- Outlook on Trade Secrets Directive in the EU
- Practical strategies in an evolving legal landscape