UPSTO, USDOJ and District Judges to Update Industry and Take Questions in Boston

Trade Secret IP Protection & Litigation in Boston stands apart as the only comprehensive, practical event built alongside industry in-house counsels.

Boston, MA: Global IP Strategy Hub is pleased to announce that Mark Abumeri, Attorney Advisor Enforcement, US Patent and Trade Mark Office (USPTO); Anand Patel, Senior Counsel, Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section, USDOJ and Honourable Judge Cathy Bissoon, United States District Judge for The Western State of Pennsylvania, will be updating the industry at Global IP Strategy Hub’s 2nd Annual Trade Secret IP Protection & Litigation Boston scheduled for September 17-18th 2024.

Mark Abumeri, Mr. Patel and Honourable Judge Cathy Bissoon join a distinguished faculty of senior executives from leading organizations, including:

  • Honourable Faith Hochberg, United States District Judge (Retired)
  • Ruth Ma Swilling, Chief IP Counsel & General Counsel – Engineering, Raytheon
  • Ken Corsello, IP Law Counsel, IBM
  • Mike Binns, Head of Patents & Trade Secrets, Meta
  • Hannah Joseph, Director of Trade Secret, Regeneron
  • Steve Kurlowecz, Chief IP Counsel, Kyndryl
  • Julie Lappin, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, Nestle
  • Victoria Cundiff, Adjunct Professor, Penn Cary Law School – University of Pennsylvania

Unlike other events, participants will benefit from key updates and enhanced benchmarking:

  • Concrete examples of how industry and outside counsels manage trade secret misappropriation.
  • Determine the latest updates and effects of non-competes relating to trade secret protection.
  • Discover the role of AI in the protection and exposure of trade secrets.
  • “War Stories” and evaluating damages in trade secret litigation scenarios.
  • For the first time, audience members will engage in anonymous polling on the debate: “To Track or Not to Track Your Trade Secret”.
  • Global Trade Secret IP legal updates from Europe and China.

You can download the full agenda here.
More information about the event is available here.


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