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Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Employers often assume they are empowered to exercise broad discretion when investigating employee computer misconduct, especially when employees are suspected of using company emails...
Foley & Lardner
As economists warn of an imminent economic recession, companies should take the time now to consider their Intellectual Property (IP) strategies and determine how to preserve legal spend while simultaneously adding value to their IP portfolio.
Lubin Austermuehle
As non-compete agreement attorneys, we often write on the topic of restrictive covenants and developments in the area of law across the country.
Lubin Austermuehle
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently decided a case concerning the enforceability of an arbitration clause in a trade secret dispute.
McDermott Will & Emery
In its third opportunity to review the district court's decision in this trade secret case involving flooring, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit again reversed, this time vacating...
McDermott Will & Emery
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a district court's finding of damages in a trade secrets case under Pennsylvania's version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
This is part of a series of articles discussing recent orders of interest issued in patent cases by the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
While preliminary injunctions are not uncommon in trade secrets misappropriation cases, a recent Fifth Circuit decision highlighted the importance that the movant put forth colorable evidence...
Foley Hoag LLP
Written invention assignment agreements provide critical protection for employers because without one, employees generally own patent rights to employment related inventions.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In 2002, Mark Chester, an engineer at Koso America, Inc. ("Koso"), participated in a project to create a new valve for a hydraulic actuator.
Foley & Lardner
Companies often enter into supply agreements for component parts that are covered by or produced using a supplier's intellectual property (IP) rights, but do not give enough thought to IP licensing.
Parsons Behle & Latimer
On Aug. 11, the CDC announced that it was "streamlining" its COVID guidance.
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Effective today, Aug. 10, 2022, the Colorado Legislature's significant changes to the state's noncompetition and restrictive covenants statute become effective.
Macchi di Cellere Gangemi
On May 9th, 2022, a federal judge in Greeneville, Tennessee, sentenced a Michigan woman, known as Xiarong You, to 168 months in prison, the equivalent of 14 years, for trade secret theft,
Holland & Knight
In our first post, we discussed the scope of trade secret protection, as well as how a trade secret is established and enforced. In this second post, we discuss trade secret "hygiene"...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On August 10, 2022, Colorado's new statute further restricting non-competition and non-solicitation provisions becomes effective.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
A party to an agreement introduced email correspondence at trial concerning the negotiation of the terms of the agreement. The court found that the use of evidence relating to...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In June 2022, a federal judge sitting in the Southern District of New York issued an order denying defendants Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. ("Lionbridge") and its parent company HIG Middle Market, LLC ("HIG") attorneys' fees and costs related to their assertion.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
An article authored by Jason Balich and Brandon Blackwell titled "Top Tips to Protect a Company's Confidential Information When Sharing with Others" published...
Holland & Knight
Actuators are remotely operated mechanized devices used in a variety of applications, such as opening and closing valves.
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