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A Sea Change for Trade Secret Protection? The Potential Noncompete Ban, Employee Departures, and Digital Forensics

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  1. Leading Litigators Share Strategies & Tactics for Modernization

    Leading Litigators Discuss Priorities and Strategies  The pressure is palpable. Across law firms and in-house departments alike, the mandate is clear: modernize to do more – better and faster – and at a lower cost, to maintain a competitive advantage. Register now to hear leading practitioners from Reed Smith LLP, K&L Gates, Walgreens and UnitedLex…

  2. Employee Departures: Digital Forensics, Noncompete Bans, & IP Protection

    In 2024 alone, 293 tech companies have laid off 84,060 workers.* And, with the FTC’s recent banning of noncompete clauses – which cover 1 in 5 employees in the US – the numbers will likely increase. When employees leave, what IP and confidential information are they taking with them—and how can you assess risk and…

  3. Benchmarking the Value of IP: How In-house and Outside Counsel Measure Efficacy and Impact

    In the age of AI, the speed of innovation is faster than ever. In-house IP teams and outside counsel can and must play ever more important roles in protecting intangible assets. To explore the state of the industry, in January of 2024, UnitedLex commissioned a third party to survey 200 senior IP professionals to benchmark…

  4. Transform Your Patent Prosecution: Effectively Managing Search Demand

    Navigating the in-house patent search process can be daunting: time pressure, attorney-client privilege, knowledge management, and budget are just a few of the many components to be orchestrated. At the heart of this complex legal symphony is selecting the best type of search for the invention and business opportunity. Then, also conducting that search to…

  5. Meeting the Mandate: Legal Operations Built for 2024 and Beyond

    The Challenge: General Counsel and their legal teams must modernize to deliver more value to the businesses they support.  Amid economic headwinds, workforce complexities, and AI disruption, today’s legal teams are under unprecedented pressure to build modern working models that create digital efficiencies, operational rigor, and measurable business value. Once tasked with providing the best…

  6. High-Speed IP Operations: Modernizing Your IP Playbook

    During this event IP experts from Verizon and Daimler Trucks discuss operational strategies that ensure IP investments are delivering their maximum potential. They cover ways to gain better economic insight into your IP portfolio, how to drive high-impact strategies that increase workflow efficiencies without sacrificing quality of work or your team’s capacity, and other proven…

  7. Exploring AI: An In-Depth Discussion of Real-Life Legal Use Cases

    Everyone is talking about artificial intelligence these days, including within the legal community, but many legal professionals are unsure about AI, and whether it’s ready for “prime time”. However, there are many legal use cases to which it is being applied today to streamline legal workflows – use cases which aren’t being widely discussed and…

  8. Cyber Incident Response: Practical Guidance & Insights from the Trenches

    It’s unfortunately more likely than ever before that an organization will be faced with some type of cyber incident. When that happens, incident response plans are necessary—and invaluable for mitigating risk. Taking deliberate steps to meet your or your client’s ultimate obligations—notifying the individuals affected and what data was compromised—need not be an overwhelmingly daunting…

  9. Saving Money Through Structured Legal Invoice Processes

    Managing legal invoices is an administrative nightmare for legal and accounting teams already stretched to the limit. However, buried in this perpetually burdensome cycle is an often-overlooked opportunity for organizations to capture millions of dollars in cost savings annually. During this event legal operations experts from Cardinal Health and UBS discuss their structured approach to…

  10. Building a Dream Team to Transform Outside Counsel Management

    UnitedLex was proud to sponsor Buying Legal Council’s New York conference to collaborate on key trends driving change in legal procurement and “Strategy in an Uncertain Age” for 2023 and beyond. Our panel discussion, Building Your Dream Team: Transform OCM and Reduce Spend with the Right Mix of AI and Trusted Data Expertise, as presented on…

  11. Evidence Mining to Dominate in High-Tech Patent Litigation

    Microchips control the behavior of all modern devices and are frequently the centerpiece of high-tech patent infringement litigation. However, these cases are complex, expensive, and prone to errors that can compromise the outcome of your case if not done right. To dominate high-tech patent litigations, a well-conceived approach to optimizing your budget for compiling high-impact…

  12. “Algorithmist” Anyone? AI, Attorneys & Legal Trends in 2024 (and beyond!)

    If 2023 was the year of learning about implications of AI on the legal practice, 2024 will be the year of action. As corporations and law firms alike experience unprecedented financial pressure, delivering tangible cost and time savings as part of a broader modernization of litigation portfolio management will be key to responding to these…

Survey Report - Priorities for Litigators in 2024