June 21, 2019

Game On: Fielding Developments in IP and Labor & Employment

Chicago, IL


 Hot Topics in Data Privacy for Illinois Companies – BIPA & CCPA

Illinois employees and consumers have filed more than 200 class action lawsuits alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), and the Illinois Supreme Court’s recent Rosenbach decision, viewed as giving a green light to these suits, has only accelerated this trend. In this session, Greg Abrams and Lauren Steinhaeuser addressed best practices for BIPA compliance, as well as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and why Illinois companies should pay attention to this California law.

Trade Secrets & Non-Compete Agreements: What You Need to Know to Stop Your Competitive Edge From Walking Out the Door
During this session, Sylvia Bokyung St. Clair and Craig Leavell discussed recent developments and best practices in the area of trade secrets and non-compete agreements, including recent court decisions and legislative initiatives.

Nothing Artificial About Artificial Intelligence: How AI Impacts the Legal Practice and Issues You Will Need to Know

How do you define artificial intelligence? Dan Schwartz addressed current issues in defining artificial intelligence (AI), the status of regulatory and statutory regimes, and how these developments impact in-house counsel. In particular, he focused on labor and employment scenarios in which AI arises and how to address these attendant issues.

Better Practices: A Discussion on Diversity & Inclusion

During this session, Lindsey Hogan and Matt Kamps discussed the data supporting the need for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, inclusive management practices, and methods for increasing accountability for promoting workplace diversity. They also discussed how promoting diversity and inclusion practices translates in the corporate environment.  
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