New York, NY, April 22, 2015 –(PR.com)– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Thomas F. Fitzpatrick, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Best Trends and Practices in Avoiding Trade Secrets and Third Parties Litigation.” This event is scheduled for May 6, 2015 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).
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About Thomas Fitzpatrick
Thomas F. Fitzpatrick is partner and co-chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Silicon Valley office. Mr. Fitzpatrick focuses his practice on all aspects of intellectual property, including litigating patent, trade secret, trademark, technology licensing and other related disputes. He has represented both patent owners and patent defendants in federal courts throughout the country, including in the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California, the Eastern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, the District of Delaware, the Northern District of Georgia and the District of Arizona. Most recently, Mr. Fitzpatrick has successfully represented internationally based and publicly traded companies in the computer database, telecommunications, semiconductor, Internet and power supply industries.
Mr. Fitzpatrick received his J.D. in 1997 from Santa Clara University School of Law, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in Patent Law and was the research editor for the Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal. He received a B.A. in 1994 from the University of California Berkeley.
About Pepper Hamilton LLP
Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world.
Pepper was founded in 1890 in Philadelphia and has 13 offices nationwide, including in Berwyn, Boston, Detroit, Harrisburg, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, Pittsburgh, Princeton, Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C. and Wilmington. The firm’s major practice areas include corporate and securities law, commercial litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, construction litigation, intellectual property and financial services.
Companies worldwide encounters considerable challenges and critical issues when faced in a trade secrets and third parties litigation. In the past years, dealing with such problems has incurred numerous cost for companies. In this CLE webinar, the panel of notable professionals and leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will offer the audience the best practices and trends in preventing and avoiding costly errors and penalties when dealing with a trade secrets and third parties litigations. The panel will also provide legal insights on how to ensure compliance with these best practices and practicalities to head off potential problems in the future.
Key topics include:
• Misappropriations of Trade Secrets
• Theories of Third-Party Liability
• Direct and Vicarious Liability
• Trade Secrets Directive
• Risks and Pitfalls in Trade Secrets and Third Parties Litigation
• Up to the minute Regulatory Developments
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/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: www.knowledgecongress.org.
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