Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM CDT
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Ditka's Restaurant 
Two Mid America Plaza
Rt. 83 & 22nd Street
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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Kimberly McNamara 
Illinois Manufacturers' Association 
630.368.5300, Ext. 2109 

New Federal "Defend Trade Secrets Act": What You Need to Know 

The new federal "Defend Trade Secrets Act" provides manufacturers with enhanced abilities to quickly protect against theft of trade secrets. 

 Colby Kingsbury and Dan Schwartz, partners at Faegre Baker Daniels, will discuss:

  • What is a trade secret and what value does it have to your company?
  • How can manufacturers protect trade secrets through employer agreements, company policies and post-termination protocol?
  • What provisions within the DTSA are most relevant to manufacturers?                                            
  • Federal cause of action, Seziure Provisions, Whistleblowers and Inevitable disclosure doctrine


8:00am - Netwroking Continental Breakfast

8:30am - Defend Trade Secrets Act, presented by Colby Kingsbury & Dan Schwartz, Faegre Baker Daniels

10:15am - Q & A


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