Many businesses rejoiced in May when the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) was signed into law, expanding federal protection for trade secrets as well and addressing a number of additional trade-secrets related issues. Businesses with a strong reliance on intellectual property and trade secrets now have a powerful new tool to defend their information. Now that the law is in effect, businesses and those who advise them need to understand:
1) How DTSA changed the law
2) What steps businesses should take to fully avail themselves of DTSA’s protections
3) What the practical considerations are for trade secret protection.
Please join our expert faculty as he takes you through these issues to give you a clear understanding of DTSA’s impact and how to best protect company trade secrets through DTSA and otherwise.