October 25, 2016
Fitch Even partner Thomas F. Lebens will moderate a panel during the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) 2016 Annual Meeting on October 28, 2016, in Washington, D.C. He currently serves on the Cybersecurity and Privacy Subcommittee of the AIPLA Trade Secret Law Committee.
The panel will discuss “Practical Tips for Trade Secret Protection in the Ever-Evolving Digital Age.” Attendees can expect to hear practical advice on the legal and technical aspects of data privacy and security, particularly as it relates to preventing, detecting, and responding to data breaches.
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