Trade Secrets Seminar

Date: 15 October 2014
Venue: Hotel Hesperia, Pº de la Castellana, 57, Spain

Today trade secrets are one of the most valuable assets of any business. The aim of the seminar is to explain the ways to safeguard confidential information and employee issues as well as protect information security and intellectual property.

Bird & Bird lawyers from our IP, Employment and Commercial teams and our VIP speakers - in-house lawyers from pharmaceutical and financial sector companies will treat the Trade Secrets Protection from different perspectives, sharing their views with the attendees on the relevant legislature and enforcement and discussing approaches and practical measures to minimise threats and avoid losses.

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The programme

Welcome and introductions
09.15 - 09.30
Manuel Lobato, partner, IP, Bird & Bird (Spain) LLP

The Directive proposal: objectives, contents and outstanding issues
09.30 - 10.15
Beatriz Diaz Escauriaza, senior associate, IP, Bird & Bird (Spain) LLP

Trade Secrets Protection during the work relationship and after its termination
Miguel Pastur, Head of Employment, Bird & Bird (Spain) LLP

Coffee break

Protection of the trade secrets in a mobile and socail media environment: monitoring and BYOD policies 
Paula Fernández-Longoria, senior associate, Privacy and Data Protection, Bird & Bird (Spain) LLP

Roundtable with in-house lawyers
Speakers: representatives of Citibank, Chemo and tech firms. Moderator: Javier Fernández-Samaniego, partner, Commercial/IT/DR, Bird & Bird (Spain) LLP

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