On January 17, 2013, Russell Beck will be covering trade secrets in this year’s Boston Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Year in Review.

The event will be at the Sheraton Hotel Boston at 39 Dalton Street, from 3:00 to 6:30, with a reception to follow.

The agenda for the seminar is as follows:

3:00-3:05 Welcome Remarks

3:05-3:35 USPTO AIA and PTAB developments, Q&A

3:35-4:00 Trade Secrets

4:00-4:30 Design Patents, Q&A

4:30-4:45 Break

4:45-5:10 IP Deals

5:10-5:35 Privacy

5:35-6:00 Copyright

6:00-6:25 Trademark

6:25-6:40 Q&A

6:40 Reception

More information is available here.

About us

Beck Reed Riden LLP is among the leading authorities in trade secret, noncompete, and unfair competition law, and our experience handling these matters is backed by our extensive employment law and business litigation experience. Our hand-picked team combines attorneys with complementary expertise and practical experience.

Russell Beck’s work in this area is well recognized; it includes:

  • Over seventeen years of working on trade secret, noncompete, and unfair competition matters
  • Authoring the book Negotiating, Drafting, and Enforcing Noncompetition Agreements and Related Restrictive Covenants (4th ed., MCLE, Inc. 2010), used by other lawyers to help them with their noncompete cases
  • Drafting and advising on the current bill pending before the Massachusetts Legislature to define, codify, and improve noncompetition law
  • Created and Teaching Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants course at Boston University School of Law
  • Founding and administrating the award-winning blog, Fair Competition Law
  • Establishing and administrating the Noncompete Lawyers and Trade Secret Protection groups on LinkedIn, with over 1,500 members around the world
  • Founded and chaired the Trade Secret / Noncompete Practice for an AmLaw 100 firm

In addition, Russell was honored for his work in this area of law in the 2012 Chambers USA Guide, which identified Russell as one of its “Notable Practitioners,” stating, “The highly regarded Russell Beck of Beck Reed Riden LLP has an excellent reputation for his work on trade secret and noncompete issues.”

Beck Reed Riden LLP is Boston’s innovative litigation boutique. Our lawyers have years of experience at large law firms, working with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups and individuals. We focus on business litigation and labor and employment. We are experienced litigators and counselors, helping our clients as business partners to resolve issues and develop strategies that best meet our clients’ legal and business needs – before, during, and after litigation. We’re ready to roll up our sleeves and help you. Read more about us, the types of matters we handle, and what we can do for you here.