July 6, 2020
Fitch Even partner Thomas F. Lebens will copresent the AIPLA CLE webinar “What You Need to Know About Trade Secret Protection” on July 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CDT.
Directed to IP owners and their counsel, the webinar will cover best practices for identifying and classifying trade secrets, how to set up an effective program for protecting trade secrets, and the need for ongoing internal education of company leaders and employees on the topic.
For more information and to register, please visit the AIPLA website.
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