New York, NY, March 16, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Brian E. Whiteley, Partner, Hiscock & Barclay 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 Brian Whiteley
Brian Whiteley concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation. He has represented corporate and individual clients in a variety of contexts, including securities and ERISA class action litigation, shareholder and unfair business practices matters, wage and hour class action litigation, trade secret and non-competition cases, software licensing and intellectual property disputes, and employment discrimination and wrongful termination suits. He serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Area.
Most recently, Brian has represented corporate and individual clients in several securities and ERISA class action matters consolidated in the Southern District of New York arising out of the Madoff fraud. He has also recently represented a privately-held healthcare company in the defense of non-compete and trade secret issues in the Southern District of New York and a privately-held waste management company in the prosecution of non-competition and breach of contract claims in the Northern District of Alabama. Brian has further represented officers and directors in securities suits relating to revenue recognition issues as well in Securities and Exchange Commission investigations and actions relating to insider trading and stock option backdating issues. Brian has also represented several Fortune 500 companies in breach of contract and other commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts in Massachusetts and New York and has represented a medical device developer in patent infringement litigation.
In addition to his litigation practice, Brian advises clients with respect to labor and employment issues and executive compensation.
About Hiscock & Barclay LLP
Hiscock & Barclay has 210 attorneys practicing in 30 areas of law in ten offices and has adopted an aggressive Eastern corridor strategy enabling clients to access exceptional talent in the most effective way possible. With a core platform of offices in Upstate New York, the firm has established strategic offices in nearby metropolitan hubs, including New York, Boston, Newark, Toronto and Washington, D.C. The expanded platform is perfectly situated to connect extraordinary legal talent with the needs of our clients, passing along a lower cost structure for our services. For more information on Hiscock & Barclay, visit www.hblaw.com.
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