Trade Secrets and the Art of Litigation: The fine line between victory and defeat

Jessica Glatzer Mason
Jessica Glatzer Mason | Foley & Lardner LLP

Jessica Mason is a labor and employment attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP who represents employers and executives in their labor and employment litigation pre-trial, trial and appellate matters around the United States and before administrative agencies, including the Texas Workforce Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor.

Live Video-Broadcast: August 16, 2022

Trade Secrets and the Art of Litigation: The fine line between victory and defeat

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

This presentation will focus on various methods available to protect valuable intellectual property and how to pursue available remedies in the event of misappropriation. In trade secret litigation, there are many ways to pursue protection of intellectual property, ranging from temporary restraining orders to trial by jury. Over the life of the case, plaintiffs and defendants alike have various opportunities to resolve the matter – or to position themselves for victory. In addition, the damages available – and who decides – is an evolving elements businesses and lawyers must stay on top of.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Best practices for injunctive relief
  • Preserving the secrecy of the information at issue
  • Recovering damages

Date / Time: August 16, 2022

  • 11:00 am – 1:10 pm Eastern
  • 10:00 am – 12:10 pm Central
  • 9:00 am – 11:10 am Mountain
  • 8:00 am – 10:10 am Pacific

 

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Jessica-Glatzer-Mason_Foley-&-Lardner-LLP_FedBarJessica Glatzer Mason | Foley & Lardner LLP

Jessica Mason is a labor and employment attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP who represents employers and executives in their labor and employment litigation pre-trial, trial and appellate matters around the United States and before administrative agencies, including the Texas Workforce Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor. Her skills have been recognized by Chambers USA: American’s Leading

Business Lawyers:

“Jessica is an outstanding lawyer. She is responsive, practical and has an excellent ability to ensure that we understand the issues and the risks as we are making decisions.” “She provides very practical advice and is very approachable.”

Jessica has particular experience in the area of unfair competition and the protection of trade secrets. She regularly represents clients in the courtroom in matters relating to non-competition agreements and theft of trade secrets including frequently defending and prosecuting applications for emergency relief. Jessica’s experience in this area allows her to provide advice to employers at all stages of these disputes.

Jessica has an active docket of wage and hour litigation as well as significant experience in managing complaints and litigation relating to discrimination and harassment including claims made under Title VII and state law. She also advises employers and handles claims relating to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and Family and Medical Leave Act as well as employment policies, EEO compliance, hiring and termination decisions, executive agreements and separations, a wide range of personnel issues and other workplace issues. In addition, Jessica also has the understanding to advise clients on compliance with premises accessibility under the ADA, including website accessibility for the blind.

Furthermore, Jessica regularly teams with employers to provide guidance and training relative to preventative measures that reduce litigation and complaints and limit liability.

Agenda

I. Best practices for injunctive relief | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Break | 12:00pm – 12:10pm

II. Preserving the secrecy of the information at issue | 12:10pm – 12:40pm
III. Recovering damages | 12:40pm – 1:10pm