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59 Prac. Law. 3 (2013)

handle is hein.ali/praclaw0059 and id is 1 raw text is: The Practical
Lawyer
Protecting Trade Secrets Internationally
Through A Comprehensive Trade Secret Policy
Robert Kantner                                    17
Increased international business means that trade secrets can
be put at risk in an ever-growing number of circumstances.
To protect trade secrets internationally, it is crucial to have a
trade secret protection policy. In this article, Robert Kantner
discusses lawsuit limitations (plaintiffs must prove that Ameri-
can law covers conduct overseas, that courts have personal ju-
risdiction over foreign defendants, that defendants may claim
sovereign immunity, that discovery may be unavailable, etc.),
the importance of taking precautions (identifying the trade
secret and the applicable law and determining what physical
and network security measures are needed), how to prepare
a policy, the need to train employees about trade secret pro-
tection, limiting the risks associated with tablet computers
and cell phones, establishing a social media policy, addressing
the risks of employees traveling abroad, using non-disclosure
agreements, and establishing a corporate culture that includes
the protection of trade secrets.
Cosmetics And Beauty Product Litigation
Meryl C. Maneker and Vickie E. Turner            29
Americans use a huge number of cosmetics and beauty prod-
ucts and litigation over them is on the rise. In this article, Meryl
C. Maneker and Vickie E.Turner discuss the Food, Drug, and
Cosmetic Act, the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, state over-
sight, such as the California Safe Cosmetics Act, .issues related
to the content of cosmetics and beauty products, such as lead
in lipstick, phthalates, dioxane and other chemicals, products
liability and other litigation related to cosmetic ingredients
(including traditional and no injury products liability claims),
private actions to enforce state health and safety regulations,
organics and cosmeteuticals, and the consequences of mar-
keting cosmetics as drugs.
How To Handle Your Deal Lawyers
Fred Tannenbaum                                   41
Deal lawyers can either expedite an M&A transaction or they
can slow it down, add costs, and unnecessarily use up valu-
able time. This article by Fred Tannenbaum discusses how to
keep deal lawyers on track by understanding how they think,
maintaining perspective and proper focus, timing concessions
carefully, practical realities, face saving, understanding proper
roles, risk assessment, empowering the deal lawyer to be a

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business advisor, communicating clearly, accommodating the
other side when needed, finding ways to make yes the right
answer, and knowing how to separate important requests
from not-so-important ones.
Class Waivers In Employment Arbitration
Agreements
K. Bryance Metheny                            49
Case law has been providing helpful guidance on the enforce-
ability of class waivers in employment arbitration agreements.
This article by K. Bryance Metheny discusses AT&TMobifity LLC
v. Concepcion, how the NLRB entered the discussion, the D.R.
Horton case, and the substantive unconscionability analysis.
An Overview Of The Fair Debt Collection
Practices Act
Nicole Bloom Dion                             57
The Fair Debt Collection practices Act (FDCPA) was enacted
to address an important consumer rights issue: debt collection
practices that were abusive, deceptive, and unfair. This article
by Nicole Bloom Dion discusses the general standard for
the FDCPA's application, the meaning of debt collector and
debtfactors considered in determining if the transaction falls
within the ambit of the FDCPA, timing, information from third
parties, failure to discontinue communications, unprofessional
conduct, and damages for violations,
The Law of the Lawyer - In Re Miller Highlights
The Difficulty Of Perfecting U.C.C. Article 9
Security Interests Against Individuals,
by Cindy J. Chernuchin, William E. Hiller, and
Joshua Deason                                   5
The Grammatical Lawyer - You Can Go Home ...
If You Know The Language,
by Michael G. Walsh                             9
The Web-Wise Lawyer - Think About It:
Websites ThatAim To Improve Critical Thinking,
by Professor Frank J. Cavaliere                11
Practical Success - Practical Tips For Lawyer
Dads, by Cordell M. Parvin                     15

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