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New York and California Trade Secrets Litigations

New York and California Trade Secrets Litigations:
Differences and Best Practices
Monday, May 9, 2022 | 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Program Fee:

$149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2020-2022), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, and attorneys who practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

CLE Credit:
New York: 2.0 Total, 1.0 Professional Practice & 1.0 Skills
New Jersey: 2.1 General
California: 2.0 Total, 1.0 Professional Practice & 1.0 Skills
Pennsylvania: 1.5 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys


This program which is being presented by leading trade secrets litigators in New York and California is perfect for in-house and outside counsel involved in trade secrets-related litigation in federal and state courts in both states. 

Topics to be addressed include:

  • The attempted use of trade secrets allegations in California litigation to circumvent the statutory prohibition on non-compete provisions;
  • The varying common law liability theories which have been successfully employed in each state;
  • The applicable California statutory provisions;
  • The varying damages theories which have been successfully employed in each state;
  • The way courts in each state have applied the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016;
  • Whether plaintiffs or defendants tend to fare better in one state or the other;
  • Drafting suggestions that apply in both states;
  • Differing pre-litigation due diligence requirements in each state;
  • When and who should conduct forensic analyses; and
  • Best litigation practices in each state.

Program Chair:
Richard B. Friedman, Richard Friedman PLLC

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Trade Secrets, John Siegal, Chair

New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

Monday, 09 May 2022


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