Across the world, trade secrets are becoming increasingly important. As companies align workforce transformation, manage supply chain operations and balance the needs of their digital transformation journey, new strategies are required for the identification, protection and enforcement of their most valuable, complex and market-differentiating trade secrets.

In this series of bite-sized videos, hear from Baker McKenzie's global trade secrets team across disputes, intellectual property, data and technology and employment and compensation on best practices for a strategic, multidisciplinary approach to manage your trade secrets, disputes and risks.

Learn more about our Global Trade Secrets Group and uncover regional trends through the video below:

Speakers: Brad Newman (Partner and Chair of the North America Trade Secrets Practice, Palo Alto), Christine Streatfeild (Partner, Washington, DC), Celeste Ang (Partner, Singapore) and Jason Raeburn (Partner, London)



Whistleblowers and Trade Secrets
With increased regulatory scrutiny and the emergence of employee activism, companies have experienced an elevated risk of trade secret disclosure from current or former employees acting as putative whistleblowers. In this episode, Aaron Goodman (Partner, Los Angeles) discussed key factors companies should consider in balancing their trade secret interests against the protections afforded to whistleblowers, with a focus on recent whistleblower laws across the globe.


Mexico's New Trade Secrets Law
In this episode, Marina Hurtado-Cruz (Partner, Mexico City) explores key changes to Mexico's new trade secrets law under new legislation, including an expanded scope of protection for eligible subject matter and enhanced enforcement mechanisms.


Remote Work: The New Normal's Impact on Your Trade Secrets
Today's remote working environment can lead to unexpected complications when employers seek to prevent the disclosure of trade secrets or enforce restrictive covenants. Stephen Ratcliffe (Partner, London) outlines some of the key trade secrets issues that arise in remote working scenarios and provides practical tips for avoiding common pitfalls.

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Bin Xin Li is a partner with Baker McKenzie FenXun, a joint operation established by Baker McKenzie in China and FenXun Partners, which was approved by the Shanghai Justice Bureau in 2015. Li has contributed to this series.

Leticia Ribeiro, Partner, Trench Rossi Watanabe* (São Paulo), also contributed to this series.
*Trench Rossi Watanabe and Baker McKenzie have executed a strategic cooperation agreement for consulting on foreign law.

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