Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 1:00 – 2:00 pm CDT

   Concerns: misappropriation and loss of trade secret status

   Addressing those concerns with employees working from home because of the coronavirus –
      work from home policies/requirements

   Addressing those concerns with others that have access to your trade secrets

Webinar Instructions

All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.14 (Mojave)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

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     1.0 CPE Hour


     1.0 California CLE Hour
     1.0 New York CLE Hour
     1.0 Texas CLE Hours
     1.0 Arizona CLE Hour
     1.0 New Hampshire CLE Hour
     1.0 Vermont CLE Hour

Due to the sudden economic disruption caused by the coronavirus and timeliness of this information, HalfMoon Education is unable to secure attorney CLE credits in most states. However, attorneys licensed in many states are permitted to seek CLE approval after the presentations take place. Refer to specific state rules or licensing board officials to determine eligibility. Contact HalfMoon Education if assistance is needed to apply.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public. It offers CPAs 1.0 intermediate level CPE hour in the area of personnel and human resources. Prior knowledge of employee benefits is beneficial, and no advance preparation for this course is required. Courses taken from NASBA-registered CPE providers are accepted by the NYSED and most accountancy boards.

HalfMoon Education Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: Sponsor No. 103015.

HalfMoon Education registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of the CPE program.

HalfMoon Education is an approved CLE provider for attorneys licensed in California, New York, Texas, and Vermont, and this course provides 1.0 CLE hour. This course offers Arizona and New Hampshire 1.0 CLE hour; courses are not subject to preapproval.

Attorneys licensed in the states not shown above have the ability to seek course approval after participation, in most cases. Applications are usually found on CLE board web sites. Contact HalfMoon Education if assistance is needed to apply.

Attendance will be monitored, and a brief knowledge retention quiz will be administered after the presentation (multiple attempts allowed). Certificates of completion will be provided via email upon successful completion of the quiz.


Kevin Cloutier

Kevin Cloutier is a partner in the Labor and Employment and Business Trials Practice Groups and Leader of the firm’s Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Team. Mr. Cloutier acts as the hiring partner for the firm’s Chicago office and is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion and Compensation Committees. His national practice focuses on all areas of labor and employment law and business litigation, with an emphasis on high-stakes employment-related litigation and proactive counseling of management-side clients. Recognized by his peers as one of the leading lawyers in Illinois and nationally, he has received numerous accolades.

Rebecca Edelson

Rebecca (“Bec”) Edelson is a partner in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups and leads the firm’s Trade Secrets Team. Ms. Edelson prides herself in providing creative solutions that meet her clients’ business and budget goals. She represents businesses in intellectual property, unfair competition and injunction matters. Ms. Edelson handles all phases of state and federal litigation, including pre-trial development, discovery and motion practice, trials, writs and appeals. She also counsels businesses on how to proactively protect their proprietary rights and information to minimize the risk of litigation.

Seong Kim

Seong Kim is a partner in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups in the firm’s Los Angeles (Century City) office. Mr. Kim also spends considerable time in the firm’s Seoul office. He is known for his exceptional winning record at trials and arbitrations, having obtained judgments and settlements totaling hundreds of million dollars. Some of the largest companies around the world turn to Mr. Kim to protect their interests. Chambers and Partners recognized him for his “strong track record” and “creative legal solutions”, in connection with his representation of a wide “range of US, Latin American and East Asian clients in major litigation matters,” and particularly noted his “efficiency, technical ability and negotiation skills.”