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Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2021

Product ID: CA3157W
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Your essential, wide-ranging update

Does Executive Order 14036 mean the end of non-compete agreements? What type of risk is there when hiring from a competitor? How can I void a contract if there is suspected fraud?

Your clients have lots of questions. You need to have the answers. Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2021 covers a lot of ground to ensure you’re prepared. Experienced business law practitioners will tackle everything from misrepresentation claims and bankruptcy discharges to the future of intellectual property protections.

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Member $269.00

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Credits

8 CLE, 1 EPR

Date and Time

Thursday, December 02, 20218:30 AM - 4:55 PM CT

Add to Calendar 12/2/2021 8:30:00 AM 12/2/2021 4:55:00 PM America/Chicago Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2021

Your essential, wide-ranging update

Does Executive Order 14036 mean the end of non-compete agreements? What type of risk is there when hiring from a competitor? How can I void a contract if there is suspected fraud?

Your clients have lots of questions. You need to have the answers. Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2021 covers a lot of ground to ensure you’re prepared. Experienced business law practitioners will tackle everything from misrepresentation claims and bankruptcy discharges to the future of intellectual property protections.

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Your essential, wide-ranging update

Does Executive Order 14036 mean the end of non-compete agreements? What type of risk is there when hiring from a competitor? How can I void a contract if there is suspected fraud?

Your clients have lots of questions. You need to have the answers. Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2021 covers a lot of ground to ensure you’re prepared. Experienced business law practitioners will tackle everything from misrepresentation claims and bankruptcy discharges to the future of intellectual property protections.

Read More ↓

Program Chair and Presenter:

Michael J. Cohen
Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols, S.C.
Milwaukee

Presenters:

Anthony S. Baish
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Milwaukee

Robert B. Corris
Robert B. Corris, S.C.
Hartland

David G. Hanson
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C.
Milwaukee

Maria L. Kreiter
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Milwaukee

Susan E. Lovern
von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Milwaukee

Ann M. Maher
Husch Blackwell LLP
Milwaukee

Matthew W. O'Neill
Fox, O'Neill & Shannon, S.C.
Milwaukee

David J. Sisson
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C.
Milwaukee

David J. Turek
Gass Weber Mullins LLC
Milwaukee

8:30 a.m. : Hot Topics in Restrictive Covenant & Trade Secret Litigation

  • Social media activity as solicitation and emerging social media policies from employers
  • Minimizing litigation risk when hiring from a competitor
  • Announcements versus solicitation
  • E-forensics: How to leverage digital tools to save you time and money
  • Defend Trade Secrets Act: a progress report 5 years later
  • The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in Wisconsin and under Van Buren v. United States

Maria L. Kreiter

9:20 a.m. : Applying Fraud Based Claims in Business Litigation

  • Misrepresentation and related tort theories
  • Constructive versus actual fraud
  • Voiding contracts based on fraud
  • Federal and state racketeering statutes
  • Civil thefts and other statutory remedies

David J. Sisson

10:10 a.m. : Break

10:25 a.m. : Diversity Jurisdiction, Removal, and Remand: How to Keep a Case In (or Out) of Federal Court

  • Understanding “Complete Diversity”
  • Citizenship of partnerships, LLCs, and holding companies
  • Basics of Removal and Remand
  • Last-Served Defendant Rule
  • “Snap” Removal – Unserved in-state defendants

Anthony S. Baish, Ann M. Maher

11:15 a.m. : Panel Discussion – Hot Topics in Labor and Employment

  • Key considerations in defending wrongful termination claims – order and burden of proof and after-acquired evidence
  • Good cause – drafting considerations
  • Arbitration provisions – enforcement and practical considerations
  • Tortious interference with non-compete agreements/provisions
  • Mandatory vaccination policies

Moderator: David J. Turek
Panelists: Michael J. Cohen, Maria L. Kreiter, Matthew W. O’Neill

12:05 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:05 p.m. : California Here We Come: Trending Executive and Legislative Restrictions on Non-Compete Agreements (or will your Speaker still have a law practice?)

  • Executive Order 14036 and Federal Trade Commission protection of competition
  • Trending state/federal legislation as history and predictor of FTC rule
  • FTC rule-making and enforcement
  • FTC hearing January 9, 2020
  • Employer reaction: The Beck Reed Riden joint submission in opposition
  • Preemption or effect on Wisconsin enforcement of non-compete agreements

Robert B. Corris

1:55 p.m. : Toward 2025: Trends in Intellectual Property Litigation

  • AI Meets IP: Who (or What) Innovates Today?
  • Of Trolls and Trends: Do Non-Practicing Entities Still Matter?
  • Patentable Subject Matter: What is New Under the Sun?
  • Copyright: Does Information Still “Want to Be Free”?
  • Where Are the Battlegrounds? Metrics in the District Courts and the PTAB
  • Brands and Advertising: Wild Frontiers & Global Markets in Pandemic Times

David G. Hanson

3:00 p.m. : Bankruptcy Discharges – Playing Offense and Defense

  • Non-dischargeable claims
  • Dischargeable claims
  • The Shield: Protecting a plaintiff’s claims from discharge
    o At trial
    o In a settlement
  • The Sword: Protecting a defendant’s interests in discharging a judgment
    o At trial
    o In a settlement
  • Protecting your Award or Judgment in a Chapter 11 Proceeding
    o Filing a Proof of Claim
    o Post-Petition Attorney’s Fees

Matthew W. O’Neill

3:50 p.m. : Panel Discussion – Hot Ethics Topics in Business Litigation

  • Conflicts with limited liability managers
  • Fiduciary duties of attorneys organizing the limited liability company
  • Mergers and acquisitions – privilege on the move
  • Working remotely and the unauthorized practice of law

Moderator: Susan E. Lovern
Panelists: Anthony S. Baish, Michael J. Cohen, Ann M. Maher

4:40 p.m. : Program Concludes

 

  • Explore the latest trends in intellectual property litigation
  • Understand potential ethical  violations and ways to avoid them
  • Advise clients regarding developing labor and employment concerns
  • Learn the ins and outs of applying various types of fraud claims
  • Navigate emerging restrictions on non-compete agreements
  • Protect your award or judgment in a Chapter 11 proceeding
  • Know when and how to keep a case in (or out) of federal court
  • In-house counsel
  • Corporate attorneys
  • Business lawyers who advise corporate clients
  • Litigation attorneys
  • Insurance lawyers
  • Employment attorneys
  • Intellectual property lawyers

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