Rebecca Edelson is a partner in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups and leads the firm's Trade Secrets Team. Bec prides herself in providing creative solutions that meet her clients’ business and budget goals.
Rebecca represents businesses in intellectual property, unfair competition and injunction matters. She handles all phases of state and federal litigation, including pre-trial development, discovery and motion practice, trials, writs and appeals. She also counsels businesses on how to proactively protect their proprietary rights and information to minimize the risk of litigation.
Rebecca represents clients in a variety of industries, including the entertainment, aerospace, energy, retail, fashion, financial, medical technology, biotech, computer, panel-maker, database, toy, jewelry, heavy/industrial equipment, lighting technology, insurance, food and travel and leisure industries, among others.
Rebecca routinely publishes and speaks on trade secret issues. She is co-editor and co-author of the treatise, Trade Secret Litigation and Protection in California, published by the State Bar of California, as well as its 2017 supplement on the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). She also contributed to an English language handbook on trade secret litigation in the United States created for the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China.
Rebecca served from 2015-2016 on the Board of Directors for the Century City Chamber of Commerce. She also served as the 2004-2005 Chair of the Executive Committee of the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of California, and is former Chair of its Trade Secrets and Grants Subcommittees.