The Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA) hosted a Trade Secret Litigation Dinner on September 23, 2014 to offer strategies and industry insight to IP law practitioners in the Los Angeles area. ForensisGroup is proud to be one of the sponsors for the trade secret panel.

Tiffany Scurry, the Senior Director of Technology Rights Management at Western Digital, moderated the panel. Panelists for the event included Randally Kay, Esq., Partner from Jones Day, David Quinto, Esq., Partner at Kupferstein Manuel & Quinto, and Hon. Carl J. West. The panelists discussed recent decisions on trade secret cases and strategies. Specifically, the panel advised on the importance of trade secret theft investigation, and the use of expert witnesses to assist with the investigation.  Expert witnesses are also used to calculate royalties and damages resulting from theft of trade secret.

Photo:  Mark Treitel, Esq., Scott Hansen, Esq., Jo Ardalan, Esq., Darren Franklin, Esq., Susan Kwo, Ely Magel