Ben Herbert Announced as Panelist for Intellectual Property Strategy Summit Presented by CenterForce

Ben Herbert will be a panelist at The IP Strategy Summit: Seattle, presented by CenterForce. This high-level summit will be held on January 23, 2024, from 7:50 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. and will provide an opportunity to network with 150+ in-house patent professionals to benchmark your strategies, discuss the latest developments, and prepare to face 2024 in the current landscape. Learn from high-profile in-house and firm patent thought leaders from companies including Blue Origin, Microsoft, Seagen, Stryker, Expedia Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and more!

Ben’s panel, including Cy Hersch, General Counsel with WatchGuard Technologies, and Anne Leahy, Senior Attorney with Microsoft, will speak at 12:20 p.m. on the topic of Trade Secrets: Trends & Strategy in 2024 and Beyond. The panel will explore the following topics:

  • Current state of the Trade Secrets landscape: risks posed by cyber-attacks, employees working from home, exiting employees, global expansion, and reduced patenting activity;
  • Analysis of DTSA and current case law;
  • Effective training and policies that go beyond compliance;
  • Managing damages in the event of a breach; and
  • Strategies to prepare for economic uncertainty and future threats.

Interested in attending this premier event? Email for more details on complimentary registration for in-house counsel.