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Many courts are reluctant to permit parties to redact filed documents, or to file them under seal, even when they contain trade secrets

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

In a patent infringement case pending in a California federal court, the defendant moved for summary judgment. The parties jointly requested leave to

Employer can be found liable for misappropriating an employee’s trade secrets

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2015

A Chicago federal judge denied summary judgment to an employer alleged to have misappropriated and converted a subordinate's trade secrets. Stevens v

Federal Circuit reverses lower court’s ruling that plaintiff’s trade secret misappropriation and conspiracy claims were untimely and unprovable

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2015

The Federal Circuit recently held that the dismissal of a trade secrets complaint for failure to state a justiciable claim was not warranted merely

Preliminary injunction entered after Texas federal court concludes that ex-employee “inevitably” will disclose his former employer’s trade secrets

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

An employee entered into non-compete and confidentiality agreements with his employer. Following his resignation from that company, he went to work

Employees strike back against former employer for alleged bogus claim of trade secret misappropriation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2014

A state court issued a preliminary injunction for alleged trade secret misappropriation, but the enjoined parties successfully used post-injunction

Employee’s competition with former employer restricted despite absence of signed non-compete

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2014

The former employer failed to prove that the parties entered into an effective non-compete agreement, and also failed to prove that the ex-employee

Jury’s $920 million trade secret misappropriation verdict vacated

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

In a stunning per curiam ruling, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals last week vacated a judgment of nearly $1 billion, and a 20-year non-compete

Energy employment update: Texas trade secret update for energy employers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2014

Seismic information about potential oil and gas reservoirs and other sensitive data are regularly used by energy companies to make business decisions

Texas Appellate Court affirms multi-million dollar jury verdict for trade secret misappropriation in gas drilling dispute

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2014

Under Texas law, disclosure of a trade secret to potential investors to enable them to decide whether to invest does not destroy secrecy. Those who

Protected status of trade secrets may be lost by not insisting on confidentiality

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2013

A recent decision of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims highlights the difficulty the owner of trade secrets faces in trying to market products while