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Texas Legislature Takes Aim At Anti-SLAPP Challenges
The Texas Citizens Participation Act, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code §§ 27.001 et seq. (the TCPA), Texas' anti-SLAPP statute, is likely to receive a much needed ...
United States
7 Jun 2019
Emerging Labor & Employment Law Trends (Part 1)
In the first part of this two-part series, we will take a look at some of the principal trends likely to be shaped by federal regulators.
United States
18 Aug 2016
First Round Of Defend Trade Secrets Act Complaints Alleging Misappropriation Activity Both Before And After DTSA's Enactment: Will They Stick?
Following President Obama's signing of the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA" or the "Act") into law last week, parties are beginning to file lawsuits asserting claims under the DTSA.
United States
23 May 2016
New Immunity Given To Employees Who Disclose Employer Trade Secrets
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) into law, which takes effect immediately.
United States
19 May 2016
The Brand New Defend Trade Secrets Act Of 2016 – What You Need To Know
Victims of trade secret theft now have a federal remedy for trade secret misappropriation under the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, which President Obama signed into law on May 11, 2016.
United States
16 May 2016
Landmark Federal Trade Secrets Legislation On Its Way To President Obama For Signature
The House voted yesterday to pass the DTSA, which the Senate had unanimously passed. President Obama is expected to sign it into law.
United States
29 Apr 2016
Navigating Intellectual Property Ramifications Of 3D Printing
3D printing technology is rapidly evolving and has the potential to significantly change the way that medical devices are used in patient treatment.
United States
22 Sep 2015
Defend Trade Secrets Act Of 2015 May Open Door To Employers Wishing To Pursue Trade Secret Claims In Federal Court
For years, employers have sought access to federal courts for trade secret misappropriation claims against departing employees who have taken the employer's proprietary information to use in a new venture or for a new employer.
United States
4 Aug 2015
Caught Stealing More Than Bases, St. Louis Cardinals Teach Trade Secret Safety To All Employers
The recent hacking attack against the Houston Astros is a wake-up call for all employers: no organization is safe from its adversaries' attempts to steal proprietary information to gain a leg up in the competition
United States
22 Jun 2015
Must A Company Reveal Trade Secrets To Prove Trade Secret Theft
When you learn a former employee has stolen your trade secrets to take them across the street to benefit a competitor, your quickest remedy is to sue him and try to shut him down through an injunction.
United States
6 Mar 2015
Virtually Identical Trade Secret Theft Cases Result In Opposite Conclusions: Lessons From The Second Circuit's Attention To Detail
The Second Circuit recently affirmed Samarth Agrawal’s criminal convictions for violating both the National Stolen Property Act and the Economic Espionage Act after he misappropriated SocGen’s high-frequency trading code at the time he was leaving the company.
United States
8 Aug 2013
Free Trade Agreement Roundup: Opportunities in International Trade
Free Trade Agreements ("FTAs") are reciprocal, bilateral agreements between countries that are generally designed to open markets and eliminate trade barriers on goods, services, and agricultural products. Although certain FTAs, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA"), or the faltering negotiations over the Free Trade Area of the Americas ("FTAA"), are prominently featured in popular media reports, the United States has negotiated additional FTAs with countries around the world
United States
14 Jun 2006
Only You Can Prevent Economic Espionage Liability: Limiting Corporate Exposure Under the Economic Espionage Act of 1996
Imagine the following scenario: Two project managers from your most lucrative research and development programs have successfully recruited a top engineer from one of your primary competitors, who has recently been terminated from his position.
United States
12 May 2005
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