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New Federal Law To Require Immediate Change To Agreements Governing Trade Secrets
The new federal trade secret law will likely require immediate action for all businesses that use trade secrets or other confidential information.
United States
17 May 2016
Texas Enacts Uniform Trade Secrets Act
New statute aims to promote favorable business climate and may provide broader protection of information under Texas law.
United States
5 Jun 2013
New Federal Statute Strengthens Trade Secret Protection
Trade secret protection expanded to include products or services "used in or intended for use in interstate or foreign commerce."
United States
20 Jan 2013
New Jersey Adopts Uniform Trade Secrets Act
Newly enacted New Jersey Trade Secrets Act protects businesses against actual or threatened misappropriation of trade secrets, providing for injunctive relief, damages, punitive damages, and attorney’s fees.
United States
22 Jan 2012
United States v. Nosal: Ninth Circuit Decision Increases Protection Against Employee Computer Data Theft
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has given employers a clear path to increased protection for their trade secrets and other proprietary information in its decision in United States v. Nosal, Case No. 10-10038 (9th Cir. Apr. 28, 2011), holding that an employee who misuses a company computer with fraudulent intent violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), 18 U.S.C. § 1030 et seq.
United States
18 May 2011
New Jersey Supreme Court Reinstates Jury Verdict on Retaliation Claim for Employee Who Took Confidential Company Documents
On December 2, in Quinlan v. Curtiss-Wright Corp., Docket No. 25-1-0217, the New Jersey Supreme Court reversed a lower court holding and reinstated a jury verdict in favor of a plaintiff who was fired after copying more than 1,800 confidential company documents and sending them to her attorneys for use in her pending against the company.
United States
9 Dec 2010
Third Circuit Clarifies Availability of Preliminary Injunction to Prevent Former Employee from Working for a Competitor
On July 27, in Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. v. Botticella, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the issuance of a preliminary injunction preventing the former Bimbo Bakeries vice president of operations for California, Chris Botticella, from beginning work in a similar position for Hostess Brands, Inc. (Hostess) in the Eastern United States.
United States
17 Aug 2010
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