News Executives Speak on Compliance, Trade Secret Theft and IP

June 18, 2013
Categories: Compliance, Intellectual Property, Trade Secret Theft

It’s been a busy time for presentations by

  • On Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Leslie Benton, Vice President of Stakeholder Engagement for, spoke on a panel at the RSA Archer Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Summit Executive Forum. The panel, titled “Enterprise Ethics Program:  Responses to High Profile Ethics Failures,” included a discussion on the role of ethics and compliance in a GRC program, managing ethics and compliance across cultures, and communicating and driving responsible, ethical business practices across business networks. This is a particularly important topic of discussion in a globalized business environment, where supply chains and business relationships transcend geographic and cultural boundaries.
  • Also on the 12th,’s Allen Dixon hosted a roundtable in Berlin on Trade Secret Theft. The event drew representatives from the European Commission, OECD and prominent trade associations and German companies. Read more here.
  •’s Director of Marketing, Anne Walker, joined a panel discussion on “50 Shades Of Compliance: Promoting a Culture of Global Compliance and Ethics” at the Washington Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. She discussed the elements of a compliance program and shared insights into how is working with global brands and their supply chain partners to improve practices to protect IP and prevent corruption.
  •’s President and CEO Pamela Passman presented a keynote address at the Global IP Dialogue, joining senior executives from HTC, Symantec Corporation, Ericsson Television and other organizations. She discussed how corporations can create a cost-effective and practical way to work with suppliers to build systems and processes to both protect intellectual property and prevent corruption.

If you are interested in hearing more about’s approach to IP protection and anti-corruption, join us for a free Licensing Executives Society (LES) webinar on June 26th featuring’s Pamela Passman and Craig Moss. Learn more here.