www.SCFIA.org lunch & learn on July 7 at 10:00am at Pomona Valley Mining Company, CA- Trade of Trade Secrets & Bail Bond Fraud
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The Southern California Fraud Investigators Association
www.scfia.org> www.scfia.org will be having its lunch and learn scheduled
for July 7, 2005 at 10:00 am at the Pomona Valley Mining Company. Visit
their website at: www.pomonavalleyminingco.com
ningco.com> for directions. The cost is a whole big $20.00 and includes a
fabulous lunch and two great speakers. You do not have to be a member of
S.C.F.I.A. to attend but afterwards you will want to join.
Theft of Trade Secrets
In this "Information Age," a company's confidential techniques, processes,
business plans, and customer lists are among its most valuable assets. The
ability to maintain the confidentiality of such information-typically
referred to as "trade secrets"-is crucial for the company to maintain its
competitiveness. Likewise, companies are increasingly facing claims that
their trade secrets were misappropriated from someone else. These claims, if
successfully proven, may result in the immediate closure of the company. As
such, trade secrets cases are routinely bet-the-company cases. Because of
the high-stakes involved, it is important to understand the basics of trade
secrets law and to determine from an investigation point of view, what
evidence and techniques are useful to prove or disprove a trade secrets
About the Speaker
James Lee, a graduate of Stanford Law School, has worked with the LAPD as a
reserve officer for 13 years, taught criminal law and procedure at the LAPD
and LA County Sheriff's Police Academies, and have taught classes in police
civil rights cases. As an attorney, Mr.. Lee has worked mostly on civil
matters involving intellectual property claims involving trademarks,
copyrights, and trade secrets violations and has handled a couple of high
profile white collar criminal matters including representing a defendant in
the North Korean espionage case and representing a San Gabriel valley man
for criminal charges of theft of trade secrets. Mr.. Lee and his firm, Lee &
Tran , have worked on various trade secrets matters including:
* Obtained a dismissal, via a 12(b)(6) motion, of a $10 million trade
secret claim filed against a Canadian technology company by an entity
represented by a 400-lawyer firm.
* Representing a global Fortune 100 conglomerate based in Asia in the
criminal prosecution of a former employee accused of misappropriating
technology worth billions of dollars.
* Successfully defeated an application for a temporary restraining
order in a trade secrets dispute involving two facilities catered to members
of the United States Olympics team.
* Obtained favorable result in a trade secrets litigation between
competing steel manufacturing companies.
Bail Bond Industry and it relationship to Fraud
Corey will be speaking on the Bail Bond Industry and it relationship to
How it works
Laws pertaining to investigators
Highlights of recent cases.
It should be noted that the top three bail bond companies in California have
all been raided in the last few years by law enforcement.
About the speaker
The second speaker is Corey Friedman from Friedman College. He is a licensed
private investigator, law student, bail agent, notary, registered process
server and licensed instructor by the State of California Department of
Consumer Affairs - Private, Postsecondary and Vocational Education. He is
also a former paramedic and police officer.
David C. Williams
DCW & Associates
7400 Center Avenue, Suite 209
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714)892-0442 Fax (714)892-3543
CA PI License # PI 12300 Website: www.dcwpi.com <http://www.dcwpi.com/>
Criminal, civil & recorders office research in California at reasonable
Serving Southern California's Investigative, Process Service and Computer
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