The Sedona Conference Working Group 12 Annual Meeting 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 8:30am to Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 1:00pm

The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge
Charlotte, NC

Registration is now open for The Sedona Conference Working Group 12 Annual Meeting on November 4-5, 2019 in Charlotte. A welcome reception is scheduled for November 3rd, beginning at 6:00pm.

Chair James Pooley of James Pooley PLC, Vice-Chair Vicki Cundiff of Paul Hastings, and distinguished judges, government officials, outside counsel (both employment and litigation), and in-house counsel will lead a document-based dialogue to advance the current WG12 commentary drafting team efforts on the following topics:

  1. Identification of Trade Secrets
  2. The Employee Life Cycle Relating to Trade Secrets
  3. Governance and Management of Trade Secrets
  4. Equitable Remedies in Trade Secret Disputes
  5. Monetary Remedies in Trade Secret Disputes
  6. Protecting Trade Secrets in Litigation About Them
  7. Trade Secret Issues Across International Borders
  8. Judicial Roundtable


We have obtained a very favorable group rate at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge of $259 per night (plus tax) for a limited block of rooms on the evenings of Nov. 4th and Nov. 5th. The favorable room rate is available for three nights preceding and three nights following the meeting, subject to availability. There are also a limited number of rooms available at the prevailing government rate. This room block expires on October 21, 2019. Reservation information will be provided in your meeting registration confirmation email.


In order to attend the meeting you must be a member of WG12. If you are interested in attending the meeting but are not yet a member, please become a member by signing up for a Working Group Series (WGS) membership. Once a WGS member, one is eligible to take part in the activities of all Working Groups, including WG12. If you have any questions about how to sign up for a membership, register for the meeting, or encounter any difficulties while doing either, please contact our office at [email protected] or +1(602) 258-4910.

We look forward to seeing you in Charlotte!

Dialogue Leaders

Marc Adler LLC

Phoenixville, PA, USA

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA

Carpenter Lipps LLP

Columbus, OH, USA

Beck Reed Riden LLP

Boston, MA, USA

Axiom Law

San Jose, CA, USA

U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

St. Paul, MN, USA


Hopkinton, MA, USA

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

San Francisco, CA, USA

Goodwin Procter LLP

Redwood City, CA, USA

Paul Hastings (ret.)

New York, NY, USA


Miami, FL, USA

Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.

Atlanta, GA, USA

North Carolina Business Court

Greensboro, NC, USA

ND Galli Law LLC

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

San Francisco, CA, USA

Harvey Law PC

Dallas, TX, USA

Jones Day

San Diego, CA, USA

Ludington Ltd.

St. Paul, MN, USA

Bailey Cavalieri LLC

Columbus, OH, USA

Applied Materials Inc

Santa Clara, CA, USA

Hennepin County Fourth Judicial District

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Renmatix, Inc.

King of Prussia, PA, USA

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

San Jose, CA, USA

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann, LLP

Dallas, TX, USA

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Boston, MA, USA

Meland Budwick, P.A.

Miami, FL, USA

Paul Hastings LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Wilmington, DE, USA

James Pooley PLC

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Villanova, PA, USA

University of Akron School of Law

Akron, OH, USA

Sony Electronics

San Clemente, CA, USA


Round Rock, TX, USA

Ray Quinney & Nebeker PC

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Denver, CO, USA

Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County

Pittsburg, PA, USA

Epstein Becker & Green P.C.

Boston, MA, USA

Michigan Court of Appeals

Grand Rapids, MI, USA

Fisher & Phillips LLP

Irvine, CA, USA

Morning Break

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:30am


Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Morning Break

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:15am