Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Venue: Silvaco Inc., 2811 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Topic: A Tale of Two Trade Secrets
Abstract: Trade secret theft has become more prevalent in recent years, largely due to increased freedom for employees switching jobs. Companies conducting business overseas, in particular, must adapt to the current environment by vigilantly protecting their technology from Day 1. Join us for a discussion about best practices for managing your most valuable assets, told through the eyes of two different companies
Speaker: Andrea Gothing – Partner, Robins Kaplan LLP
BIO: Andrea helps her clients find value by identifying and protecting their intellectual property. Andrea has significant experience analyzing complex technologies from both sides of the courtroom—from investigation through trial. She also has considerable experience defending theft of trade secret cases. Prior to becoming an attorney, Andrea worked as a semiconductor device engineer at Motorola in Austin, Texas. Andrea is also a member of the National Honor Society of Engineers and the National Honor Society of Electrical Engineers.
Speaker: Li Zhu – Principal, Robins Kaplan LLP
BIO: Li helps his clients protect their great ideas—including through trade secrets, patents, copyrights, and other intellectual property. Li’s experience ranges from the courtroom to the boardroom, and he counsels companies in a broad range of industries, including semiconductors, software, technology outsourcing, and life sciences. Li also regularly publishes and speaks on topics such as trade secrets, privacy and cybersecurity, government compliance, digital health, technology outsourcing, and startups.