Trade Secrets in Five Titles That Couldn’t be Used and Real-World Litigation Over Virtual Access: Apps, Websites, and the ADA


The presenter of the first part of this course dives into the world of trade secrets, offering an insightful overview and helpful tips as to how to keep the "secret" in your trade secrets.

The presenters of the second part of this course offer an in-depth presentation of the ADA in cyberspace, and what does that actually mean.  They provide a discussion on standards, how to adhere to those standards for your websites and apps, and why this should matter to you, your clients, or your company.

*Mobile Compatible


I. Trade Secrets in Five Titles that Couldn't be Used
    A. Trade Secrets: If I Told You, I Would have to Kill You
    B. Oh, No! I Forgot to Patent It!
    C. Chocolate, Burlap, and Fried Chicken: Defending Trade Secrets
        Across Time
    D. Inevitable Displeasure: Trade Secret Cases are Expensive
    E. Keeping the "Secret" in Your Trade Secrets
         1. Hiring Employees and During Employment
         2. When Employees Exit a Company
II. Real-World Litigation Over Virtual Access: Apps, Websites, and
    the ADA
    A. Background on the ADA
    B. How Does the ADA Apply to Cyberspace?
    C. How Can Someone be Disabled in Cyberspace?
    D. The WCAG
        1. What is WCAG 2.0 Level AA?
        2. Principles Behind the WCAG Standards
    E. Why Does This Matter?
    F. Litigation in the ADA Arena

Content Provided

With influence and presence on both U.S. coasts and abroad, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP enjoys an expansive international platform. The firm has 14 offices in global centers for capital markets, energy and technology and provides its clients with the strength of this reach and a commitment to cross-border service and responsiveness. Pillsbury is a leader in its core areas of focus: capital markets and finance, energy, global sourcing, litigation, real estate, technology, life sciences, and communications.

Speakers / Authors:

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Julia Judish

Julia Judish is Special Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. She serves as a trusted advisor on all facets of the employment relationship and on nonprofit governance, and provides critical and strategic counseling to private-sector employers, nonprofit organizations and government contractors.

Ms. Judish works with clients to ensure compliance, to address sensitive employment and governance issues, and to resolve employment-related or other disputes. Her practice includes ADA accessibility, credentialing, and affirmative action issues.

Ms. Judish helps clients achieve their goals, avoiding litigation where possible, while still placing clients in the strongest litigation posture. She writes extensively on employment and nonprofit legal issues and is a regular speaker on these topics.

Ms. Judish received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1996, her M.A. from Brown University in 1993, and her B.A., with honors, from Swathmore College in 1989.

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Eric Rusnak

Eric Rusnak is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. He is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on intellectual property and complex commercial litigation, including Section 337 ITC litigation.  He has tried more than a dozen cases before juries and judges in U.S. courts and in the International Trade Commission.

Mr. Rusnak routinely advises clients on patent, trade secret, copyright, false advertising, and other complex corporate matters in key jurisdictions, including the Eastern District of Virginia, the District of Delaware, the Northern and Southern Districts of California, and the Eastern District of Texas, and has litigated more than 20 investigations in the International Trade Commission.

Mr. Rusnak received his J.D., with honors, from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2003, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Wittenberg University in 2000.

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Richard Segal

Richard Segal is a Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP retired Partner who is a highly experienced and well-known California commercial and business litigator.

Mr. Segal litigates in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. He has deep experience in the retail, consumer finance and banking sectors, particularly in class actions and unfair competition, false advertising, securities, disability accommodations and employee benefits matters.

Mr. Segal’s clients include vehicle finance and leasing companies, large retailers, public corporations and employee benefit plans and trustees. Mr. Segal was formerly in charge of the Litigation practice in Pillsbury’s San Diego and San Diego North County offices.

Mr. Segal received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1991, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Yale University in 1988.


Price (USD)

Standard: $99.00
Subscribers: FREE
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Metro State Univ: $99.00


Course Code : 775586

Release Date : 04/14/2020

Length : 53min
Recorded Date : 9/26/2019

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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