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Federal Court Rejects Defend Trade Secrets Act Whistleblower Immunity Defense on a Motion to Dismiss and Orders Employee to Return Stolen Trade Secrets

USA - December 19 2016 This past Spring, we reported on the recently enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), which provides a new federal civil cause of action to trade…

Co-authors: Robert A. Fisher, Andrew T. Stark.

A Holiday Miracle? Massachusetts Legislature Discussing Late-Session Non-Compete Deal

USA - November 22 2016 Apparently there may be some life left yet in the Massachusetts Legislature’s attempt to pass non-compete reform this year. As we previously reported…

CFTC Proposes New Rule Allowing it to Obtain Trading Firm’s Trade Secrets Without Due Process

USA - November 10 2016 As the Obama administration winds down, its regulators are showing no signs of letting up. Last week the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)…

Co-authors: Andrew T. Stark.

The White House’s Call to Action: A Step in the Right Direction or a Bridge Too Far?

USA - October 28 2016 Fresh off of signing the Defend Trade Secrets Act, the White House released a report yesterday entitled “Non-Compete Reform: A Policymaker’s Guide to…

Co-authors: Katherine Perrelli, Dallin R. Wilson.

Federal Court Rejects Foreign Employee’s Attempt to Avoid Forum Selection Clause on Grounds He Signed Under Duress Upon Arriving in U.S.

USA - October 24 2016 Earlier this fall, the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts transferred an employee’s declaratory judgment action to the Eastern District of Michigan…

Co-authors: Andrew T. Stark.

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