Pamir to Host Trade Secret Protection Seminars

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Pamir Law Group, in association with Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations, the Taiwan Technology Industry Legal Officers Association (TILO), and the Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Association (APIPA), will host a series of seminars titled "Practical Tips and Best Practices to Protect Trade Secrets" in Hsinchu and Taipei City. The seminars will feature presentations by Mr. Bruce Wimmer, Director of Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations.

Taipei

The first seminar will be held on January 18, 2011 (Tuesday) at Soo Chow University, Cheng Zhong Campus, Building No. 2 (Ju Chio Building), Room #2123 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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Hsinchu

The second seminar will be held on January 20, 2011 (Thursday) at the Hsinchu Science Park Life Hub, Room #401, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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Mr. Wimmer will speak on:

  • What is the Nature of theft or stealing to the Trade Secrets and the Potential Consequences?
  • How Are Companies Infiltrated?
  • How Is Information Obtained or Leaked Out?
  • How is Information Used or Misused?
  • Common Trends in Industrial Espionage and Lessons Learned
  • Industrial Espionage as a Form of Predatory Business Practice
  • Common Internal and External Threats and Related Risk Prevention Tactics
  • Common Myths and Traps for Business Managers
  • Methods and Structures to Prevent, Detect and Deter Espionage
  • What the Legal Officer Needs to Tell the Boss
  • What are the Top Five “Must Do” Issues for the Legal Officer
  • How to Prepare for the Unexpected
  • Understand the Options and Obligations
  • Defining the Problem – Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation
  • Multi-Jurisdictional Investigations and Situations and Implementing a Coordinated Defense Strategy
  • Ways to Minimize Risk and Avoid Pitfalls through Effective Counseling and Compliance Programs
  • Defining and addressing the Problem through Holistic Enterprise Wide Assessment

About the Speaker

Bruce Wimmer is a 38 year veteran in investigations and security consulting. He served in the US Air Force for 22 years including as a Special Agent with the Office of Special Investigations (OSI). He has conducted and supervised thousands of investigations and security consulting projects around the world. Mr. Wimmer has worked in more than 40 countries and in each of the 50 states of the USA. He has lived and worked in Taiwan Hong Kong and the PRC, Middle East, Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Mr. Wimmer has special expertise in countering industrial espionage.