(1888PressRelease) August 05, 2019 – This event is scheduled for Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET).
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About Abraham Skoff
Abraham Y. (Avi) Skoff is Co-chair of Moses & Singer’s Litigation practice and has over twenty-five years’ experience in practicing law, including involvement in a number of major, newsworthy cases. He served as Assistant U.S. Attorney and Deputy Chief of the Civil Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York, and has litigated cases in courts throughout the country. Avi focuses his practice on complex civil litigation. He is an experienced trial lawyer and has significant experience in an unusually broad range of practice areas, including unfair competition, restrictive covenants and trade secrets. Avi has represented parties before the Judicial Panel on Multi- District Litigation and coordinated the defense of nationwide class action claims. He recently obtained key injunctive relief under the newly enacted Defense of Trade Secrets Acts. He is admitted in New York and New Jersey and has a national practice. Avi is rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in New York Super Lawyers® since 2006.
About Moses & Singer LLP
Moses & Singer has a reputation for cutting edge, hands-on representation, integrity and the highest quality legal work, established over the many years since the firm was founded by Henry Moses and Henry Singer in 1919, to serve both Public National Bank and their private clients. The firm has played a central role in landmark cases and major transactions ever since, and is known for skill, creativity and aggressiveness, in representing banks, institutions and corporations, closely held businesses, start-ups, entrepreneurs, individuals and families, in a wide range of industries, transactions, disputes and counseling. Moses & Singer is known for providing the close attention and direct involvement of its key partners to client matters, which can result in cost effective, result-oriented representation, and aggressive, highly effective, focused problem solving and legal representation.
Since the 2016 enactment of the Defend Trade Secret Act (DTSA), the number of trade secret cases filed in the U.S. federal court has drastically increased. The Act protects U.S. employers against misappropriation of trade secret information in federal court. Before the authorization of the DTSA, employers seeking compensation had no choice but to litigate in state court. However, most states have adopted some version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA), which provides uniform definitions and remedies for trade secret misappropriation.
A three-year statute of limitations for claims under the DTSA is existing that commences when “the misappropriation is discovered or by the exercise of reasonable diligence should have been discovered.” The DTSA generally applies to trade secret misappropriation that occurred on or after the date of the enactment of the Act, or began before the Act’s enactment and continued after the Act took effect.
To avoid potential risks and regulatory pitfalls, it is necessary for plaintiffs and defendants involved in these trade secret cases to fully understand the fundamentals of determining and calculating damages in trade secrets misappropriations.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners brought together by The Knowledge Group will offer a discussion on determining and calculating damages in trade secrets misappropriation cases, and help firms and related professionals better understand and be guided in this emerging landscape. Speakers will also elaborate on notable cases regarding unjust enrichment damages.
This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key provisions:
• Trade Secrets Misappropriation Cases – What You Must Know
• The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA)
• Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA)
• DTSA vs. UTSA
• Notable Cases
• Damages in Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Cases
• What it Means For Plaintiffs and Defendants
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/