Program Co-Sponsor: NYCLA’s In House/Outside Counsel Committee
Program Chair and Moderator: Richard B. Friedman, Richard Friedman PLLC
Faculty: Ali Ayazi, VP & Sr. Counsel, HBO, Inc.; Christopher Belelieu, Boise Schiller Flexner; Jyotin “Joe” Hamid, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; Robert P. Haney, Jr., Covington & Burling LLP
Many employers try to limit former employees’ actions at the conclusion of the employment relationship through restrictive covenants, especially to protect proprietary information, trade secrets, confidential customer relationships and information. Yet, generally courts in New York will only enforce these agreements when they are necessary to protect an employer’s legitimate interests and where they are reasonable in time and geographic area.
Join our panel of experts as they discuss the latest developments in trade secrets and restrictive covenants, as well as:
--factors to consider when drafting, negotiating and litigating these agreements;
--Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA")
-- Pros and Cons of DTSA
To read Richard Friedman's Blog post on the topic click here-
* A Networking Reception will take place from 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM; The program will begin at 6:30 PM
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