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Date(s) - Thu 11/20/2014
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Bar Association of San Francisco Conference Center

Former Employees as Competitors: Trade Secret and Data Forensics Issues, Presented by Jiyun Cameron Lee and Andrew Crain

Two Options to Attend: In-Person and Live Webinar.  Click here to register.

CD with a lockCalifornia’s prohibition on non-compete agreements allows workers to move freely to new employers; this policy has created a vibrant and growing tech economy. However, employee mobility can threaten valuable trade secrets. Our speakers, veterans of many trade secret cases, will share their insights on how to handle employee departures, trade secret protection and data forensics from both employer and employee perspectives.


Jiyun Cameron Lee, Folger Levin LLP

Jiyun Cameron Lee Folger Levin 200X300 BW Jiyun is a commercial litigator at Folger Levin with extensive experience in trade secret misappropriation, computer forensics, and defending employers in labor and employment disputes. She has represented financial institutions, rental car companies, law firms, hotels, technology companies, and non-profit organizations as both defendants and plaintiffs.

Jiyun is an experienced trial lawyer who has conducted trials in both federal and state courts, as well as evidentiary hearings before courts and administrative agencies. She has extensive experience handling claims involving injunctive relief, and has successfully obtained preliminary injunctions and specific performance decrees on behalf of clients in contractual and intellectual property disputes.

Jiyun obtained her law degree from Harvard Law School, and received her B.A. in Politics and Legal Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a member of the California Bar.

Andrew Crain, Discovia

Andy Crain, DiscoviaAndrew Crain is the Vice President of Forensics and Collections for Discovia where he  runs the forensic investigation and data collection team. His team collects data from thousands of custodians annually, and their reach is both national and global. Andrew provides expert witness and strategic consulting services to law firm and corporate clients in the areas of computer forensics, investigations, electronic discovery, and litigation support. Licensed as both an attorney and private investigator, he has assisted clients with a wide variety of consulting engagements. Andrew has more than a decade of litigation experience and works with clients to develop solutions that decrease data review and production time. Prior to joining Discovia, he held a number of positions in the litigation field including Forensics Litigation Director and Computer Forensics Lab Director. He is EnCE® certified, and has received education from AccessData’s Forensic Bootcamp and New Technologies, Inc. Andrew’s case experience includes legal areas such as theft of trade secrets, spoliation of evidence, internal investigations, employment disputes, government/regulatory inquiries, and fraud. He has personally completed hundreds of on-site forensic data acquisitions; and he regularly advises counsel and corporate executives on computer forensics and eDiscovery options and strategies. He has provided expert testimony in declarations, depositions, and at trial. On several occasions, he has served as a neutral computer forensics examiner, either by court appointment or stipulation.  Andrew has a J.D. from Colorado University School of Law, and a B.S. in Journalism and History from Butler University.

Location: BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

Price and Registration

Ticket Type Price (Before Ticketing Fees)
In-Person In-House Counsel Free
In-Person SFIPLA Member (Law Firm) $35
In-Person Non-Member $40
Live Webinar $10

Click here to register and pay on-line, or mail your RSVP, desired ticket type, and check made payable to SFIPLA to us at the address on our contact page.


Thanks to our sponsor, Cogent Legal, for providing our live webinar.

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