Trepanier MacGillis Battina shareholders Craig W. Trepanier and V. John Ella will co-present a one-hour CLE presentation entitled, “Trade Secrets: What Should You Know? What Should You Do?” The presentation is scheduled from Noon to 1:00 pm on November 1, 2016 at the offices of the Hennepin County Bar Association (“HCBA”), 600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 390, Minneapolis and is hosted by the Labor and Employment Law Section of the HCBA. One hour of CLE credit will be offered.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act was signed into law on May 11, 2016. This seminar will provide an introduction to the new federal legislation including potential new language requirements for all employment agreements governing non-disclosure of confidential information. The presenters will also discuss how the federal law interacts with Minnesota state law and provide an overview of recent court decisions from the District of Minnesota and the Minnesota Court of Appeals involving trade secrets and non-disclosure agreements.