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Fairly Competing, Episode 8: Litigating Trade Secret Cases Generally and Post-COVID

This episode covers litigating trade secret cases — including expedited discovery, depositions, protective orders, and hearings on motions for temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions — generally and post-COVID.

So, come join us on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. Or, if you’re just looking for the feed, it’s here: Fairly Competing RSS feed.

Fairly Competing, Episode 8: Litigating Trade Secret Cases Generally and Post-COVID

Fairly Competing, Episode 7: Trade Secret Roundtable on Developments and Emerging Issues (NERA Economic Consulting Program, Part 2)

This episode is a departure from our usual. We are making available (through this episode and the last) Trade Secret Roundtable on Developments and Emerging Issues, a program presented by NERA Economic Consulting at which John, Ben, and Russell were panelists, along with Dr. Stephanie Demperio and Vicki Cundiff.

In our last episode, part one of the program, we covered what satisfies the reasonable efforts requirement and considerations in early case assessment, including when and how to involve an expert.

In today’s episode, part two of the program, we cover how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted trade secret litigation and new developments in noncompete legislation and the expected impact on trade secrets litigation.

You can follow us on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. Or, if you’re just looking for the feed, it’s here: Fairly Competing RSS feed.

Fairly Competing, Episode 7: Trade Secret Roundtable on Developments and Emerging Issues (NERA Economic Consulting, Part 2)

Fairly Competing, Episode 6: Trade Secret Roundtable on Developments and Emerging Issues (NERA Economic Consulting Program)

This episode is a departure from our usual. We are making available (through this episode and the next) Trade Secret Roundtable on Developments and Emerging Issues, a program presented by NERA Economic Consulting at which John, Ben, and Russell were panelists, along with Dr. Stephanie Demperio and Vicki Cundiff.

The program covers emerging issues in trade secrets litigation, including what satisfies the reasonable efforts requirement; considerations in early case assessment, including when and how to involve an expert; how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted trade secret litigation; and new developments in noncompete agreements and the expected impact on trade secrets litigation.

You can follow us on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. Or, if you’re just looking for the feed, it’s here: Fairly Competing RSS feed.

Fairly Competing, Episode 6: Trade Secret Roundtable on Developments and Emerging Issues (NERA Economic Consulting Program)

Fairly Competing, Episode 5: Litigating Trade Secret and Restrictive Covenant Injunctions, Generally and in the COVID Era

This episode covers the standards that apply and issues that arise when seeking or defending against an injunction in a trade secret or restrictive covenant case, and how they’ve been impacted by COVID. We also discuss the “Unicorn Case” and whether geographic restrictions make sense anymore.

You can follow us on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. Or, if you’re just looking for the feed, it’s here: Fairly Competing RSS feed.

Fairly Competing, Episode 5: Litigating Trade Secret and Restrictive Covenant Injunctions, Generally and in the COVID Era

Fairly Competing, Episode 4: Protecting Trade Secrets – More Hot Issues

This episode covers two additional hot topics in trade secret and noncompete law, particularly during COVID-19: protecting trade secrets through technologies like Zoom (a close look at Smash Franchise Partners, LLC v. Kanda Holdings, Inc.) and the importance of exit interviews and how to manage the departure of remote workers.

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Fairly Competing, Episode 4: Protecting Trade Secrets – More Hot Issues

Fairly Competing, Episode 3: Protecting Trade Secrets – Hot Issues

This episode covers two hot topics in trade secret and noncompete law, particularly during COVID-19: employee surveillance and protecting legitimate business interests when an employee’s employment is terminated without cause.

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Fairly Competing, Episode 3: Protecting Trade Secrets – Hot Issues

Fairly Competing, Episode 2: The Basics of Noncompete Law, and What Lies Ahead

This episode is all about level setting: making sure everyone knows what noncompetes and other restrictive covenants are, how they are enforced, how the laws have been changing, and what legislative and regulatory changes we can expect to see on both the state and federal levels in the near future. 

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Fairly Competing: Episode 2

Fairly Competing, Episode 1: The Basics of Trade Secret Law

This episode is all about level setting: making sure everyone knows what a trade secret is, what you can and cannot do with trade secrets, where the greatest threats to trade secrets lie, how trade secrets are protected, and the laws that apply. 

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Fairly Competing Episode 1

Fairly Competing Podcast

We are pleased to announce Fairly Competing — a show providing in-depth analysis of trade secret law and the law of noncompetes and other restrictive covenants for a broad audience. Whether you’re a business owner, CEO, in-house counsel, HR executive, or other employee, or a new lawyer or advanced practitioner, join your hosts, Ben Fink, John Marsh, and Russell Beck, for a discussion of the latest trends and hot topics, evolving federal and state laws, key developments, and other emerging issues in trade secrets, noncompetes, and employee mobility in today’s knowledge economy.

We will post all episodes on this blog, or you can follow us on Spotify or Apple Podcasts. Or, if you’re just looking for the feed, here it is: https://fairlycompeting.com/category/episode/feed/

And, because this show is for you, please don’t hesitate to email John, Ben, or me with any topics you’d like to hear us discuss. While we cannot offer legal advice on the show, we can certainly discuss any issues you may be wondering about.