Event Type: Seminar, CLE / CPD
- Location Name:
- Reed Smith's Los Angeles office, suite 2800, 355 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90071
- Start Date/Time:
- 8 November 2023, 11:30 AM PT
- End Date/Time:
- 8 November 2023, 3:00 PM PT
- Event Materials:
- Disputes at the forefront of the Golden State
This event will feature speakers and panelists who are ready to provide you with the insights needed to navigate the unique challenges, trends, and opportunities of litigating disputes in California and nationwide.
Topics will include:
- The disputes landscape in California in 2023 and beyond 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PDT
Our panel of local judges and mediators will kick things off with a snapshot of the current state of legal disputes in the region and strategies for legal professionals to position themselves for success in this dynamic market.
Panelists: David Coher, Mediator, Coher ADR | Jeff Kichaven, Principal Mediator, Jeff Kichaven Commercial Mediation | Judge Tony L. Richardson, Superior Court of Los Angeles County
Moderator: Amir Shlesinger, Partner, Los Angeles
- Privacy law watch: Updates on data privacy in California 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PDT
The data privacy landscape in California is continually shifting, with key rulings in 2023 on how businesses must comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act, as well as the recent increase in filings tied to claims under the Children's Internet Protection Act. Our discussion will equip you with a playbook to understand the impact of these laws and filings on businesses.
Speakers: Sarah Bruno, Partner, San Francisco
- SCOTUS under scrutiny: Takeaways from recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. PDT
The Supreme Court issued some key decisions in 2023 regarding the First Amendment, the False Claims Act, personal jurisdiction, and trademark law. We will look at how these decisions will affect the legal and corporate environment.
Speakers: Brian Sutherland, Partner, San Francisco
- Trade secret enforcement: Protecting your IP 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT
Trade secrets are the crown jewels of a company, but keeping them safe is increasingly difficult, especially in California, which has a particularly nuanced trade secrets law. Our lawyers will examine the status of trade secret enforcement.
Speakers: Andrew Wong, Partner, Los Angeles | Emily Lynch, Associate, San Francisco
PLEASE READ – Important CLE information:
This program is presumptively approved for 1.75 CLE credit in California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia. Applications for CLE credit will be filed in Delaware, Florida, Ohio and Virginia. Attendees who are licensed in other jurisdictions will receive a uniform certificate of attendance but Reed Smith only provides credit for the states listed. Please allow 4-6 weeks after the program to receive a certificate of attendance. Please note CLE credit not offered for “The disputes landscape in California in 2023 and beyond."