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Practical Advice to Reduce Risks of Trade Secret Litigation

  • 14 Nov 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • 5/F Standard Chartered Bank Building 4-4A Des Voeux Road Central

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The ACC Real Estate Committee and the ACC Financial Services Committee would like to invite ACC Hong Kong members to the following breakfast event.


TOPIC: Practical Advice to Reduce Risks of Trade Secret Litigation

In recent years, dozens of Chinese firms have been the targets of expensive, high-risk US trade secrets litigation.  These lawsuits often seek millions of dollars, and claim that Chinese companies and Chinese individuals have stolen key business secrets, technology, and customer information.  Further, in 2016 the US government passed a new law that allows competitors to bring trade secret suits in US federal courts for the first time.  President Donald Trump also issued an executive order for a US government investigation of alleged Chinese theft of US trade secrets.  This seminar, led by a veteran trade secrets litigator and former US federal prosecutor, offers practical, business-friendly guidance on how can Chinese companies and their employees can navigate this increasingly risky environment and protect themselves, including a “Top Ten” list of action items to reduce risk


SPEAKER:

Jason P. Gonzalez, Parter, Nixon Peabody LLP

Jason Gonzalez represents entities and individuals in all types of government investigations, prosecutions and regulatory proceedings. He also represents a diverse client base in federal and state commercial litigation and counsels clients regarding data security and privacy.

Jason leverages nearly twelve years of experience as a federal prosecutor and deputy city attorney to represent entities and individuals under investigation by federal, state and local agencies. In addition, Jason assists clients through internal investigations and compliance with the requirements attached to conducting business on a global scale, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Jason has 
handled over 25 jury trials and dozens of arbitrations and other contested court proceedings. He utilises this experience to help clients involved in commercial litigation regarding alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), breach of contract, alleged violations of the California wiretapping statute, commercial fraud claims and alleged violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Jason uses his training and experience as a former federal prosecutor and as a managing director of a digital risk management and computer forensics firm to help clients assess and improve their data security and compliance with data privacy laws.


EVENT DETAILS:

VENUE:  5/F Standard Chartered Bank Building 4-4A Des Voeux Road Central
DATE:  Tuesday, 14 November, 2017
TIME:  8:00 am – 9:30 am 
RSVP:  Please register your attendance online no later than 13 Nov. 2017. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend.


If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future ACC Hong Kong events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for ACC Hong Kong members. If you are not an ACC Hong Kong member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact ACC Hong Kong Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007

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