DP&F Speaks on Trade Secrets at 2015 AALA Regional Conference

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The American Agricultural Law Association in partnership with the Agribusiness Committee and Food Law Committee of the State Bar of California are pleased to announce an all-day conference in the Sacramento area on emerging topics of interest to agricultural lawyers.

DP&F Senior Intellectual Property Counsel Chris Passarelli will be speaking on emerging trade secret law in the context of Client Protection Strategies in a High Tech Landscape: IP, Big Data & Issues Surrounding Tech in Agriculture, with Joan Archer (Husch Blackwell) and Roger Royse.

This program features some of the leading legal counsel in the area of agriculture, including Downey Brand LLP, Husch Blackwell LLP, Rynn & Janowsky, LLP, Kroloff, Belcher, Smart, Perry & Christopherson and a host of esteemed legal practitioners in the ag industry.

Attendance is limited for this event.  Register today to reserve your seat!


7.0 units of general CLE, Including 1.0 hour Ethics offered by Kroloff, Belcher, Smart, Perry & Christopherson


June 25, 2015 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


The Heidrick Ag History Center, 1962 Hays Lane Woodland, CA 95776

Brochure and Registration

Registration Price:

$245 postmarked by May 29th

$295 postmarked May 30th or later

Students – $75 registration

Lunch is included in registration fee.

Keynote lunch speaker – Separate admission & fee for non-attendees (more details later).

Food Appreciation Dinner—$75

An experience designed to appeal to all of your senses. Start the evening with a olive oil tasting and experience where we will learn about these delicacies from experts and recognize the subtle variances. Then progress to a “Farm to Fork” dinner to appreciate the Central Valley of California’s finest offerings. Traditional and vegetarian choices will be provided.

See above link to brochure for additional information. Hope to see you there!