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Cybersecurity, Cryptocurrency and Trade Secrets are the focus of a March 16 webinar featuring Butzel Long attorneys

March 10, 2021
DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long attorneys will be featured during a March 16 webinar titled, “Cybersecurity, Cryptocurrency and Trade Secrets: Protection, Legal Issues and, Business Application.” The webinar is presented by the German American Business Council.

The program will feature a discussion on Bitcoin and blockchain and legal issues surrounding this fascinating technology. Next, attorneys will address new and evolving cybersecurity threats expected in the coming year and what tools and practices are available to minimize threats. Then, the program will focus on trade secrets including legal risks and best practices to prevent trade secret theft where employees are accessing corporate databases remotely and using company equipment at home.

Featured Butzel Long presenters include:

• William Kraus – He concentrates his practice on disputes relating to the financial industry, with a particular focus on legal and regulatory issues related to digital assets (e.g., Bitcoin) and blockchain technology.

• Brett Miller – He is Chair of Butzel Long’s Employment Practices Liability Insurance Sub-Practice. Miller focuses his practice on employment and labor law as well as fair housing litigation.

• Claudia Rast – She is the Practice Department Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity and Emerging Technology Group. Rast assists companies in their strategic choice and use of technology. She counsels companies both large and small on innovative and emerging issues in the areas of privacy, cybersecurity, data theft, intellectual property licensing and registration, and the forensic preservation and analysis of electronically stored information.

About Butzel Long

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