Lifecycle of a smart idea - Trade secret protection 101: Covering your bases

61 minute read
29 January 2024

Protecting your company’s confidential information is a complex task, one that requires a multi-faceted approach merging intellectual property (IP) strategy, employment law best practices, and ironclad data privacy and cyber security protocols.

Don’t let your great ideas walk out the door. Join our international panel as they provide a practical, multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional overview of trade secret protection and defence – including in relation to the following topics:

  • Protecting business information and innovation on a global scale
  • Creating global policies and processes for onboarding and offboarding employees
  • Avoiding cyber breaches and taking reasonable steps to fight electronic data theft
  • Safeguarding trade secrets while complying with data subject access requests and employee privacy law rights  
  • Navigating trade secret litigation successfully

This is the 25th installment in our Lifecycle of a Smart Idea series, dedicated to helping you maximise opportunity and minimise risk when taking innovative ideas to the global market. Click here to explore past webinars.

*This program is eligible for up to 1 hour of substantive CPD credits with the LSO, the LSBC and the Barreau du Québec. If you indicate on your registration form that a certificate of participation is required, we will email you your certificate after the session.

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