March Legal Series Session 1: Protecting Trade Secrets
Date: Wed., March 7, 2017
Time: 8:30AM to 10:30AM
Location: Sacramento, California
Palmer Kazanjian will be providing its Protecting Trade Secrets seminar in partnership with Sacramento Area Human Resource Association (SAHRA). The session will be presented by Treaver Hodson, partner at Palmer Kazanjian Wohl Hodson LLP, and Lexee Asterlin, associate at Palmer Kazanjian Wohl Hodson LLP.
The presentation will begin with an overview of trade secret laws, including a detailed discussion of the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act, highlights of federal Defend Trade Secrets Act and applicable California Business and Professions Code torts. The second portion will cover recommended workplace practices for California employers and the use of agreements to protect trade secrets and deter trade secret misappropriation. We will conclude with a discussion of remedies available to an employer and an assessment of the balance between an employer’s need to monitor employees and an employee’s rights under the National Labor Relations Act.