Speaking Engagement

Mission Critical 2007: Protecting Your Company's Best Ideas and A+ Employees from Your Competitors


Houston, TX

The Houston Club
Gulf Coast Room
811 Rusk Avenue
Houston, TX 77002

Registration and Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Mark Oberti and David Countiss, of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, will present a breakfast briefing on protecting your company’s best ideas and A+ employees from your competitors by using covenants not to compete and nonsolicitation agreements, vigilantly preserving trade secrets, and rigorously enforcing employees’ fiduciary duties to the company.

Who Should Attend:
In-house counsel, senior HR managers, and corporate Security/IT officers.

Discussion Topics Will Include:

  • Using legally enforceable noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements to protect your critical information, top employees, and best clients.
  • Strategies to protect your intellectual property and trade secrets from unauthorized disclosure without running afoul of the law.
  • Understanding — and enforcing — your employees’ fiduciary obligations to the company.

After attending this seminar, you will have a firm grasp of the legal rules in Texas governing noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, trade secret standards, and fiduciary duty law. Most importantly, you will be ready to deftly deploy your knowledge of these topics so that your company is ready to win the competition for the best ideas and top performing employees. This event will count for 2 hours of CLE credit.