From artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, and cryptocurrency, the rapid evolution of technology shows no sign of slowing down. Companies in the digital technology sector are among the world’s most highly valued companies, with good reason. And businesses in every sector now use digital technology in all kinds of ways, from basic email to sophisticated data analytics.
Fresh water is becoming a scarce resource in the United States and across the globe as demand continues to rise due to population and business growth. This emergent scarcity means businesses will face more consequences of the complex regulatory and legal frameworks governing water use and water quality.
Michael Best’s Water team understands those issues. We guide clients through the heavily regulated, politically sensitive environment surrounding the management of, investment in, and development of water resources.
In today’s rapidly changing market, you need an intellectual property team that will enhance and safeguard your competitive position. Our nationally recognized IP practice offers three key advantages: we know your business; we understand your technology; and we have the advocacy skills to help you develop, manage, and protect your intellectual assets.
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National surveys show that a shockingly high percentage of employees take information with them when they change jobs—often in violation of a number of state and federal laws. As the electronic transfer of information has become easier, the temptation for incoming and departing employees to bring proprietary, confidential, and trade secret information with them to their new jobs can be irresistible, creating substantial risks for employers. Michael Best attorney Eric Rumbaugh will update attendees on the legal landscape and focus on practical actions and best practices businesses can adopt to protect their goodwill and intellectual property, while also reducing legal exposure.
Eric advises clients in all areas of labor and employment law. With a practice that is national in scope, he is particularly active in litigating matters involving trade secrets, non-competition agreements and related disputes. Eric has a nationally recognized practice in the area of contingent labor and regularly prepares and reviews policies, procedures and contracts and litigates contested matters for users and providers of temporary employees, consultants, independent contractors and other contingent talent.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Member-Only Zoom Webinar
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