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Trade Secret IP Protection & Litigation Boston
17-18 September, 2024
Hilton Boston Back Bay

What Are The Benefits?

Attendees of this summit will gain exclusive insights into latest strategies to safeguarding crown jewel assets, discover the latest prosecuting and defence strategies, risk mitigation tactics, and cost-effective methods for implementing a comprehensive trade secret protection framework. All whilst benchmarking alongside 120+ top senior decision makers, policymakers, judicial representatives, and legal experts from across the U.S. and Europe during 10+ hours of dedicated networking.


But what are the benefits?

  • Increase your IP toolbox with Cross-Industry views. Safeguard critical information, maintain competitiveness, and adapt flexibly to changing market dynamics, through benchmarking practical strategies for Trade Secret IP Issues. From IP hall of fame inductees to in-house counsels just starting to implement trade secret IP. This event provides a cross-industry view from all levels of the IP community, with real-world practical insights.
  • Discover the latest Regulatory Updates to Keep your Business on Top. With representation from USPTO, USDOJ, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and more, attendees will be up to date on the current IP landscape, ability to implement a comprehensive trade secret protection framework. Learn the importance of navigating political tension, overcome the impact of AI on trade secrets and determine how current court proceedings can shape your upcoming strategies.
  • Networking. With 50% senior in-house counsel decision makers and 120+ attendees from the likes of Pfizer, IBM, DELL, Mitsubishi, USDJO and more, we can ensure attendees make those valuable business connections. Our online networking platform allows attendees to plan conversations and book meetings with the ‘right’ people a week before the summit begins, maximizing the 10+ dedicated networking hours, intimate roundtables, and evening networking drinks.
  • CLE Credits. The event will provide rich content and follow up information for enhanced learning opportunity. Currently the event is seeking CLE credits from NY, PA and MA.  

Perhaps most importantly, some of the previous attendees feedback include:

“With changes in the patent laws, we are now more likely to employ trade secrets to protect our innovations. I thought this would be a great opportunity to learn best practices from others. It was that and more. Great conference and highly recommended.” - JEFF THOMAS, VP & AGC IP, Caris Life Sciences

“It was a great pleasure to be a part of this incredibly sophisticated group of professionals and experts. All speakers and attendees contributed to a dynamic exchange of knowledge.” - KATE POPOVA. Contracts Administration Lead, Amring Pharmaceuticals

“The Trade Secret IP Protection & IP Litigation agenda was spot-on. All the contemporaneous issues were covered and discussion was encouraged. Numerous thought leaders and practicing litigators and in-house attorneys lent their real-world knowledge and opinions for an engaging discussion. I enjoyed the collaborative environment.” - MARY JOHNSON, Director of Intellectual Property, ReGenX Biosciences

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. My jurisdiction is listed as credit through reciprocity, what does that mean?
Many jurisdictions accept credit for courses approved in other jurisdictions through their approved reciprocity policy. If X is seeking credit through reciprocity, we will use an approved jurisdiction with the maximum credits for which we are approved for. Your certificate of attendance will provide the necessary information.

Q. How is my attendance tracked for the online presentations?
Your speakers will say a code word during the online presentation that you will need to remember. A helpful tip is to write down the code word, so it is easy to remember when you request your CLE certificate. You will confirm the correct code word for each session you view when you access the CLE portal to obtain your CLE certificate of attendance once the conference concludes.

Q. I am a speaker, how will I receive my CLE credit?
Your additional speaking credit will be added to your CLE record in X’s online CLE portal. You will receive a link to this portal within 2 weeks of the conclusion of the event. If you have any questions or issues, please contact [email protected].

Q. I am a law student, do I need CLE credit?
Law students are welcome to view CLE sessions but are not eligible for CLE credit.Q. What are the CLE requirements for my jurisdiction?

You should consult your jurisdiction’s website for information regarding requirements.

Q. Where can I find the website with CLE written materials?
You can find them (insert).

Q. How will I receive my certificate of attendance?
All attendees will receive an email following the live conference with a link to our online CLE system (this email will come from our third-party CLE consultant, CLE Help Desk). This email will contain instructions on how to confirm your participation and print your CLE certificate of attendance. If you do not receive this email, please first check your SPAM folder. For further questions or concerns, please contact [email protected].

Q. What if my state is pending when I use the online CLE system?
Follow the instructions in order to confirm your participation using X’s online CLE system. X will contact you immediately upon receiving accreditation from your jurisdiction, so you can print out a correct certificate of attendance.

Q. I have additional follow up questions, who should I ask?
Please email [email protected].

Q. Who attends?

Companies Include: ABio-X Adobe American Arbitration Association Analog Devices APRINOIA Therapeutics Aptiv AskBio AstraZeneca Attorney Advisor. Enforcement Axinn. Veltrop & Harkrider LLP Children's Hospital Boston Choate Hall & Stewart LLP Choate. Hall & Stewart Colgate-Palmolive Co. Cooley LLP Crowell & Moring LLP Cynosure DarrowEverett LLP Dell Technologies E-Space Fluxergy Foghorn Therapeutics Formation Bio Ginko Bioworks Greenberg Traurig. LLP Hamilton. Brook. Smith & Reynolds. PC Heraeus Medical IBM Independent Invivyd Keurig Dr Pepper Kilburn & Strode LLP Kirkland & Ellis LLP Kyndryl LCM Biosensor Technologies MeadWestvaCo. Corp. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Meta Mitsubishi Corp. Nestle New England BioLabs Inc. Norsk Titanium Onto Innovation Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Pfizer Raytheon Technologies Redwood Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Saul Ewing LLP SilcoTek Corp. Simpli safe Smith Duggan Cornell & Gollub LLP SmugMug Special Competitive Studies Project Terumo United States Patent & Trademark Office USDOJ Valo Voyager Therapeutics WAVE Life Sciences Ltd. Western District of Pennsylvania

Titles Include: Adjunct Professor AGC, Digital, IT & Operations, Corporate Legal Assistant General Counsel Associate Director, Intellectual Property Associate General Counsel, Technology, Data and Digital Health Transactions Office of General Counsel Associate Senior Legal Counsel, IP Investigations Chief Intellectual Property Counsel Chief IP Counsel Chief IP Counsel and General Counsel -- Engineering Chief IP Counsel U.S., Associate General Counsel & Secretary Chief Legal Officer Chief Patent Counsel U.S. Patent Attorney Chief Patent Officer Director of Trade Secrets District Judge, General Counsel General Counsel and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Group General Counsel Head of IP Litigation Head of Patents & Trade Secrets Head of Strategic Alliances; Head of Intellectual Property Management General Counsel (Registered In-House Counsel – California) IP Law Counsel Member Partner Patent Attorney Senior Counsel Senior Counsel, Computer Crime, and Intellectual Property Section Senior Director Senior Director IP Senior Intellectual Property Counsel senior IP Counsel Senior Legal Director Senior Managing Legal Director, Head of Intellectual Property Litigation Shareholder Sr. IP Counsel, Global Lead Patent Counsel Technology&Innovation Development Office (TIDO) U.S. Patent and Trademark Office U.S. Embassy Beijing United States District Judge USPTO Vice President & Assistant General Counsel VP, Chief Counsel VP, Legal