Upcoming events in the second half of 2021
12 October at lunchtime – Webinar on Cybersecurity
LES Benelux invites you to the webinar on ’Cyber Security’ on 12 October 2021, from 11h45 to 13h30 CET. The webinar is free of charge.
The program will be:
11:45 Opening by the chair
11:50 Discussion on the interplay between cyber security, confidentiality and trade secrets by
Christian Prickaerts and Maurits Westerik
13:20 Closing remarks
Program and speakers:
– Christian Prickaerts is the director of Managed Services & a board member at Dutch Cyber Security firm Fox-IT.
He is a highly experienced information security professional with experience in a wide variety of cyber security cases, specialized in data and data security. Christian deems it important to share ones experience and knowledge and as such he is a frequent speaker at conferences on topics related to information security.
– Maurits Westerik is an IP litigator and partner at the boutique firm Coupry, with particular expertise is in the field of electronics and software: a programmer and micro-electronics enthusiast himself, he enjoys working with engineers and technology-oriented clients.
He teaches patent law and software protection at the Technical University of Delft and IP at the Biopharmaceutical Faculty in Leiden. Explaining how the law, business and technology interplay from a systematic viewpoint is the main theme of his public speaking and teaching
Christian and Maurits will discuss the interplay between cyber security, confidentiality and trade secrets, touching upon questions like: how does one deal with one’s precious R&D trade secrets, what kind of Chinese walls are appropriate when dealing with confidential information received from parties under NDA, what sort of security requirements can one ask for in licenses? Information security both in regard to private (e.g. competitors, hackers) and state actors (e.g. industrial espionage, dawn raids by authorities) will be touched upon. Questions from the audience are welcome and can be mailed ahead to the secretariat.
Please register for this online webinar via the registration form preferably before 9 October 2021 – 10 am. You will receive the details to join in due time.
After registration, you will receive a confirmation. Cancelations must be received no later than 9 October 2021.
A certificate of participation will be sent within three weeks after the meeting has taken place.
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