Defend Trade Secrets Act and RICO: Expanded Third-Party Liability, Jurisdiction, Venue and Treble Damages
A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on using the new Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), examine critical sections, and compare it with the Uniform Trade Secret Act and state trade secret laws. The panel will offer best practices for IP attorneys going forward under the DTSA.
- DTSA and RICO
- Predicate offenses: Sections 1831-1832
- Extraterritorial jurisdiction: Section 1837
- Expanded third-party liability
- Recent court decisions
- Litigation best practices: UTSA, DTSA, RICO
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What is the interplay between the DTSA and RICO?
- What benefits does the application of RICO provide to trade secret owners addressing a trade secret theft?
- What steps should trade secret owners and counsel take to leverage the DTSA and RICO?
Jeffrey E. Grell
Manager, RICO Practice
Mr. Grell is an international authority on the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. He is a... | Read More
Mr. Grell is an international authority on the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. He is a former Assistant Attorney General for Minnesota and has been an associate adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, where he teaches a course regarding RICO. Mr. Grell is also the author of Grell on RICO. He has been a commentator and has been a source of information or cited for his expertise in racketeering law by various news organizations.Close
R. Mark Halligan
Mr. Halligan focuses his practice on IP litigation and complex commercial litigation. He has successfully represented... | Read More
Mr. Halligan focuses his practice on IP litigation and complex commercial litigation. He has successfully represented both individuals and corporations as plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts throughout the U.S. In recent years, Mr. Halligan has been at the forefront of international developments in IP law and is a recognized thought leader in the ever-growing area of trade secrets law, having spoken worldwide to organizations and corporations on the topic.Close
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