Attorney Laplaca to Moderate Panel Discussion at 2nd Annual Complex Commercial Litigation Conference



Boston, MADamian LaPlaca will moderate a panel discussion on the impact on commercial litigation one year after the Congressional enactment of the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act, which will be held on April 6, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency in Boston, Massachusetts.

The panel will discuss the scope and impact of this new statute on commercial litigation, its practical applications in employment, non-disclosure and non-compete agreements, and strategies for protecting proprietary information.

The panel will also include:

  • Hon. Marianne B. Bowler (D. Mass.)
  • Russell Beck, Esq. (Beck Reed Riden)
  • Andrew O'Connor, Esq. (Goulston & Storrs)

Damian LaPlaca is the Chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Committee of the Massachusetts Bar Association.  Damian devotes his practice to resolving intellectual property disputes, including patent infringement and trade secret litigation, and general commercial litigation. He is currently serving on a committee of the Federal Court in Boston to revise the Local Rule that governs patent litigation.

The conference will be the Second Annual Complex Commercial Litigation Conference sponsored by the Massachusetts Bar Association.  This year's conference will feature a keynote address from retired Supreme Judicial Court Justice Margot Botsford.
The Second Annual Conference will attract practitioners in the areas of intellectual property, business litigation, and bankruptcy.

Click here to register for this event.

Firm Bio

Devine Millimet is one of the largest and most dynamic business and litigation law firms in the region, serving our clients and our communities since 1947. Working from our historic headquarters building in Manchester, New Hampshire, and our satellite offices in Concord and Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Boston, Massachusetts, we serve individuals, businesses, and nonprofits in the areas of healthcare, tax, estate planning, construction, intellectual property litigation, medical malpractice, real estate, insurance, utilities, and all aspects of corporate law, including finance, employment, workers’ compensation, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, and government affairs. We also provide strategic consulting, lobbying, bond and public finance services, and crisis management services as part of our government regulation practice and Devine Strategies strategic consulting group.

Damian LaPlaca, Of Counsel

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