The past year has seen significant statutory changes to several jurisdictions’ laws regarding trade secrets and restrictive covenants and pending legislation proposed in additional jurisdictions. As trade secrets and non-compete laws continue to evolve from state to state in piecemeal fashion, companies should continually revisit their trade secrets and non-compete strategies in light of the evolving legal landscape and legislative trends.
Topics will include:
- Judicial opinions on Georgia’s Restrictive Covenant Act one-year after its adoption in 2011;
- Recent and proposed statutory changes to restrictive covenant laws (including recent statutory changes in New Hampshire and proposed legislation in Massachusetts);
- Recent and proposed statutory changes to trade secrets laws (including passage of the New Jersey Trade Secrets Act, amendments to Idaho’s trade secrets statute, and proposed federal legislation); and
- Practical tips for anticipating trends in trade secrets and non-compete law.
CLE credit will be available for participants*.