Patrick Sorek, Member, Burns White LLC to Speak at TKG’s Trade Secrets LIVE Webcast

Patrick Sorek, Member, Burns White LLC will speak at TKG’s Trade Secrets in 2017: Recent Legal Trends and Developments on May 25, 2017 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm ET

Online PR News – 19-May-2017 – New York – The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Patrick Sorek, Member, Burns White LLC will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Trade Secrets in 2017: Recent Legal Trends and Developments.” This event is scheduled for May 25, 2017 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Patrick Sorek

Patrick Sorek is a Member at Burns White LLC, with a practice focused on employment and commercial litigation. From drafting non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, to advising about enforceability, to enforcing or defending against enforcement in court, Mr. Sorek is well-versed in protecting sensitive company information. A seasoned trial attorney, he also has considerable experience in other employment litigation for private and government employers. Of note — he has litigated civil rights and whistleblower cases, and obtained a million-dollar jury verdict in a First Amendment case. Mr. Sorek’s broad experience comes from years of working at the Pittsburgh Federal Courthouse and serving as a Trial Attorney with the Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., through the Attorney General’s Honor Program.

About Burns White LLC

Burns White LLC is a full-service law firm that provides corporate and litigation counsel to clients operating across a broad spectrum of industries nationwide. Harnessing the collective skill of more than 130 attorneys, the law firm operates offices in Delaware, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Event Synopsis:

Unquestionably, US companies face an increasing threat of cyberattacks from rival companies and foreign governments and the likely targets are trade secrets and other sensitive business information. Since many US companies have overseas operations, the threat of trade secret theft is on the rise which results to billion-dollar intellectual property (IP) theft losses annually.

To address the perceived insufficient legal protection of trade secrets, lawmakers have enacted a series of laws, such as the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (EEA) and the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). The US Congress may also support further law and policy efforts aimed at improving trade secret protection. An increase in criminal enforcement efforts is also expected as President Trump indicates the value he gives on IP protection.

In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will help businesses and IP counsel understand the recent legal trends and developments in relation to trade secrets. They will provide a comprehensive outlook for the year ahead and will also underscore best practices in protecting trade secrets.

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: