GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “How to Deal with Cross-Border Employee IP Theft: An Automotive Case Study” features James M. Reid, IV. Mr. Reid is a business attorney and Partner with Dinsmore, and is President-elect of Michigan SHRM. He assists company executives and business owners on a broad spectrum of HR and related law challenges, and is also a renowned speaker at national conferences and events.
Audio Interview Guest
Mr. James M. Reid, IV
President-Elect, Michigan SHRM
In the 11-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Reid discusses these questions:
• How is IP usually protected?
• How is IP usually stolen?
• What is the current status of the enforceability of restrictive covenants?
• Can you enforce restrictive covenants globally?
• Are there any new laws/trends to Protect IP?
About Mr. James M. Reid, IV:
James is a business attorney who counsels business owners, serial entrepreneurs, C-suite executives, in-house counsel, and human resources directors to make strategic business decisions, from hiring to firing, while complying with the ever changing and overlapping laws (including the ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, NLRA, and Title VII).
He brings a business and proactive approach to legal matters to help employers make strategic business decisions to minimize the potential for litigation and business disruption. When litigation becomes necessary, he enforces restrictive covenants and defends employers against charges filed with the EEOC, state, and federal agencies. James regularly conducts audits and investigations into employers’ wage and hour practices and claims of discrimination and harassment. He provides training and prepares employment documents (including employee handbooks, employment agreements, and separation agreements) to cover all aspects during the life cycle of an employee.
James is also a renowned keynote and national speaker at conferences and events including the American Payroll Association, SHRM, and HR Day.