Florida Trade Secret Act

Ury Fischer
Ury Fischer
Lott & Fischer

Ury Fischer is a founding partner of Lott & Fischer. Mr. Fischer dedicates his practice to patent and trademark procurement and intellectual property litigation, including trade secrets. Mr. Fischer’s patent procurement practice concentrates in the areas of mechanical and electrical arts, software, and business methods.

Giulia Farrior
Giulia Farrior
Lott & Fischer

Giulia Farrior is an associate attorney at Lott & Fischer. Ms. Farrior graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Law, cum laude. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Live Video-Broadcast: December 9, 2021

Florida Trade Secret Act
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Program Summary

This course provides a practical analysis of Florida’s Uniform Trade Secret Act (“FUTSA”) which prohibits the misappropriation of trade secrets. This program will analyze the language of the FUTSA to provide a better understanding of what is necessary to bring a cause of action, or defend, under the FUTSA, and describe remedies available under the statute. Finally, this course will include a discussion of how Florida and federal courts have interpreted the FUTSA.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Jurisdiction and Venue – Where to Bring a Claim under the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Elements of a cause of action under Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act/Key Definitions
  • Remedies/Damages Available Under the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act and Similarities/Differences to Florida’s Computer Abuse and Data Recovery Act/li>
  • Case Law Interpreting the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Date / Time: December 9, 2021

  • 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm Eastern
  • 11:00 am – 11:50 am Central
  • 10:00 am – 10:50 am Mountain
  • 9:00 am – 9:50 am Pacific

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Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program "live" in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for "live" CLE credit.

On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 5 business days after the original recording date and are viewable for up to one year.

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Ury Fischer_Lott & Fischer_myLawCLEUry Fischer | Lott & Fischer

Ury Fischer is a founding partner of Lott & Fischer. Mr. Fischer dedicates his practice to patent and trademark procurement and intellectual property litigation, including trade secrets. Mr. Fischer’s patent procurement practice concentrates in the areas of mechanical and electrical arts, software, and business methods. Mr. Fischer has represented a diverse group of U.S. and foreign-based clients in trade secret, patent, trademark, copyright and computer law litigation matters.

Prior to commencing his legal career in 1996, Mr. Fischer served as Chief of Engineering by a Florida-based independent aeronautical engineering firm. In that capacity, Mr. Fischer coordinated technical and regulatory aspects of complex engineering projects for various mid-sized airlines, including the supervision, design and implementation of aircraft fleet electronic retrofitting programs. Mr. Fischer is fluent in written and spoken Spanish and, in addition to domestic clients, serves a large number of South American, Central American and Caribbean Basin clients.

Giulia Farrior_Lott & Fischer_myLawCLEGiulia Farrior | Lott & Fischer

Giulia Farrior is an associate attorney at Lott & Fischer. Ms. Farrior graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Law, cum laude. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Farrior became a research assistant to the Director of the Intellectual Property Law Program. Through this position, she performed research on various topics within the field of intellectual property law, including for a law review article that analyzed the ownership of data in implantable medical devices.

Prior to joining Lott & Fischer, Ms. Farrior co-authored an article focusing on U.S. trade secret law and extraterritoriality. The article titled, “Revisiting Trade Secret Extraterritoriality,” has been published in the Summer 2019 edition of Boston University’s Journal of Science & Technology Law. It has also been included in Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property Law Review 2020 as one of the best law review articles related to intellectual property published within the last year.

Agenda

I. Jurisdiction and Venue – Where to Bring a Claim under the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act | 12:00pm – 12:08pm
II. Elements of a cause of action under Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act/Key Definitions | 12:08pm- 12:17pm
III. Remedies/Damages Available Under the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act and Similarities/Differences to Florida’s Computer Abuse and Data Recovery Act | 12:17pm – 12:25pm
IV. Case Law Interpreting the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act | 12:25pm – 12:50pm