The Georgetown Law Trade Secrets Symposium, presented by the Institute for Technology Law & Policy in collaboration with Baker McKenzie, will take place on the Georgetown Law campus on November 8.

Join thought leaders from government, the judiciary, academia, and private practice for this timely, first-of-its-kind gathering on the Georgetown Law campus in Washington, D.C. Reflecting changing laws and policy surrounding the protection of trade secrets as technology evolves, the day will feature five panel discussions:

  • How Generative AI Transforms the Trade Secrets Landscape
  • Non-Competes in the Eyes of the FTC and the NLRB: Necessary for Data Protection or Just Anti-Worker?
  • Employees Who Leak Confidential Information: Addressing a New Paradigm
  • China’s Emerging Trade Secret Protection Landscape and Its Impact on Global Commerce
  • Rocket Panel on the Future of Trade Secrets: U.S. and International

The day will be anchored by a keynote address from Burton Davis, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Microsoft. Panel speakers and moderators come from law firms, the private sector, government agencies, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Unified Patent Court, and nine law schools in the U.S. and Europe.

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