Seyfarth Events

Trade Secret and Non-Compete Considerations In Asia


Cost: There is no cost to attend this program, however, registration is required.


On-Demand Broadcast will become available at:

10:00 a.m. Eastern
9:00 a.m. Central
6:00 a.m. Pacific
10:00 p.m. Asia/Shanghai


To accommodate our global audience, the eighth installment in the 2013 Trade Secrets Webinar Series will be available as an on-demand broadcast this month! Please register to receive access to the broadcast.

Seyfarth attorneys will present the eighth installment in our 2013 Trade Secrets webinar series. They will focus on non-compete and trade secret considerations from an international perspective. Specifically, the webinar will involve a discussion of non-compete and trade secret issues in China, including best practices to protect trade secrets and confidential information in the country. The similarities and differences in approach among China and other Asian countries or provinces will be touched upon and compared to the United States. This webinar will provide valuable insight for companies who compete in the global economy and must navigate the legal landscape in these regions and ensure protection of their trade secrets and confidential information, including the effective use of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements.

Summary of Topics:

  • Standards for enforceability of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements in China, including recent case discussion.
  • Standards for protecting trade secret and confidential information in China including an overview remedies, court administration, and typical time line.
  • Practical considerations for U.S. companies and multi-national companies doing business in China to effectively protect their trade secrets and confidential information.
  • Comparison of China to other Asian states, jurisdictions, or provinces regarding non-compete and trade secret considerations.
  • Challenges that U.S. companies face in pursuing trade secret and non-compete claims against foreign individuals and companies in the U.S., including discussion of ITC actions, the Economic Espionage Act, and a  recent case discussion.

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