Carrie Distler (Senior Managing Director) and Ida T. Shea (Managing Director), FTI Consulting to Speak at TKG’s Trade Secrets Law and Damages

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Carrie Distler (Senior Managing Director) and Ida T. Shea (Managing Director) with FTI Consulting will speak at its webcast entitled, “Hot Topics in Trade Secrets Law and Damages: What's New and Where Are We Headed?.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, May 18, 2023 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Carrie Distler
    Carrie Distler is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Chicago. She is a member of the Intellectual Property practice in the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. Ms. Distler has nearly fifteen years of professional experience in consulting and has used her economic, financial and statistical training in various litigation and non-litigation related matters. Further, she has provided expert testimony related to damages.

    Ms. Distler specializes in intellectual property disputes and management, with experience in both litigation and non-litigation related matters, involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. In the litigation context, she has performed numerous reasonable royalty and lost profit calculations and valued technology across the pharmaceutical/biotechnology, medical device, printing, electronics, telecommunications, automotive, financial services, heavy equipment and machinery, and consumer products industries. Reasonable royalty assessments have included complex financial and cost analyses to derive measures of value for patented features, use of comparable licenses to determine royalty rates (including FRAND agreements in standards setting industries), and competitive market evaluations to ascertain impacts of the patented features.

    About Ida T. Shea
    Ida Shea is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting. Ida Shea is a member of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting Segment and is based in San Francisco and Denver. Ida specializes in dispute consulting services and is experienced in performing damages analyses and providing litigation support in an array of dispute types. Ida has provided analysis related to accounting, finance, and economic issues in various matters, including intellectual property infringement, trade secret misappropriation, commercial damages investigations, insurance claims, construction disputes, and breach of contract. Ida has assisted in the preparation of expert reports and subsequent expert testimony in federal courts and in arbitration. Her experience spans many industries including computer software and hardware, banking, construction, energy, retail, and manufacturing.

    About FTI Consulting
    FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments.

    Event Summary:
    Trade secrets are vital to the success of many businesses, but their value can be compromised once their confidentiality is breached. As the trade secret landscape is constantly evolving, it is challenging for businesses and their counsel to stay updated on the latest legal developments and enforcement strategies along with best practices related to damages.

    As trade secret theft remains a major concern for both domestic and foreign companies, it is imperative for practitioners to keep up with current trends as well as be well-versed in tactics to effectively mitigate potential liabilities.

    Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer an in-depth discussion of recent developments and best practices concerning trade secret damages. This LIVE Webcast also aims to provide the audience strategies for navigating the new risks and challenges in this critical area of law.

    Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
    • Crucial Considerations for Dealing with Trade Secret Damages
    • Unique Challenges in Assessing Damages
    • Best Strategies and Defenses
    • Recent and Significant Damages Cases
    • Other Major Developments in Trade Secrets Law
    • What Comes Next

    About The Knowledge Group
    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else.

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