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Business Law Training: Protecting Trade Secrets, Where Do They Go When Employees Leave, and How to Get Them Back Effectively and Efficiently

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Presentation Overview: Reclaiming trade secrets stolen by a departing employee is often an intimidating prospect because trade secrets, themselves, can be a somewhat ambiguous concept. What does the law recognize as a trade secret? What methods do departing employees most commonly use to steal trade secrets, and how can employers quickly learn when a breach has occurred? And how can employers most effectively protect those trade secrets from theft or, alternatively, quickly control the damage when a breach occurs? Quarles and Brady attorneys Nicole Druckrey, Josh Fleming, and Mike Rogers, members of the firm's Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition Team, will answer these questions by discussing the practical steps employers can take to protect their trade secrets-- careful precautions starting at the inception of the employment relationship, diligence and protective procedures to be utilized with departing employees, and an aggressive and pre-planned litigation strategy.

10:00 – 11:15 a.m. (Pacific/AZ Time) – Refreshments & Program

11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (Mountain Time) – Lunch & Program

12:00 – 1:15 p.m. (Central Time) – Lunch & Program

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. (Eastern Time) – Lunch & Program

Registrations must be received by Monday, April 6, 2015.

Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for in-house counsel and other interested corporate executives. Clients attending will receive a CLE report at the end of the year for all earned credit.

We will apply for one hour of continuing legal education credit in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Virginia, and Wisconsin. We will issue a Certificate of Attendance to Arizona attendees as the State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement.

If you are member of another jurisdiction that does not honor CLE credit from AZ, FL, IL, IN, VA, or WI, we will be happy to provide the materials needed in order for you to apply for CLE credit. Please contact Donna Key, our CLE Coordinator, at

Questions? Please contact Sheri Kotas at (414) 277-5402 or

Mark your calendars for the second Thursday of each month for our ongoing continuing legal education programs.