Attorneys and in-house counsel need to be aware of how best to respond to the potential for loss of control of protected and trade secret information in the face of the departure of employees who may have had access to such information. Time is of the essence, but the methodology and process controls governing the forensic preservation and collection of at-risk information is critical to mounting a valid response.

This expert presentation will cover the best practices for counsel to adopt in working to identify and forensically preserve and collect data in a sound, defensible manner. The presentation also will educate legal professionals as to the essential categories of evidence that can be recovered from smartphones and how these categories can be leveraged in not only a defensive manner but also an offensive manner in civil litigation.

Key Presentation Topics Include:

+ Defining Trade Secrets
+ Trade Secret Violations and Theft
+ Defining When Should One Reasonably Panic
+ The Importance of Defining Wins Upfront
+ Steps to Identify Custodians of Potential Evidence
+ The Anatomy of an Investigation
+ Reasonable Forensic Analysis Triage
+ Addressing Privacy Concerns

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Presentation Experts:

+ Dylan W. Wiseman, Esq. (Buchalter)

Based in California, Dylan is a Shareholder with Buchalter. His practice focuses upon intellectual property protection including representing employers in cases involving trade secrets, unfair competition, employee mobility disputes, non-solicitation disputes, social media, workplace privacy, BYOD devices, and eDiscovery.

+ Michael Sarlo, EnCE, CBE, CCLO, RCA, CCPA (HaystackID)

Michael is the Vice President of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics for HaystackID. In this role, Michael facilitates all operations related to electronic discovery, digital forensics, and litigation strategy both in the US and abroad while working on highly complex forensic and e-Discovery projects.