Greenberg Traurig Attorney Kurt Kappes to Speak at PLI Webinar Titled “California and Restrictive Covenants, Down But Not Out?"

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Kurt Kappes to Speak at PLI Webinar

Kurt A. Kappes, shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's Sacramento office, is scheduled to serve as a panelist at the Practising Law Institute's (PLI) webcast seminar titled "California and Restrictive Covenants, Down but Not Out?" on April 24 at 10 a.m. PST.

The program will feature:
•A recap on the trade secret statutes in California
•A discussion of Edwards v. Arthur Andersen, (44 Cal.4th 937 (2008) and cases post-Edwards analyzing the trade secret exception to California’s public policy against non-compete agreements
•Practical approaches to protecting your clients’ trade secrets in light of these post-Edwards decisions

The seminar will also discuss the difficulty in California to enforce non-compete agreements.
In addition to Kappes, speakers will include Callie S. Clark of Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company; Brandon H. Pace of eBay, Inc.; and Kevin A. O'Brien of Goodrich Corporation.
For more information and to register for the webcast, please visit

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 34 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit

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