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Despite allegations that something fishy was occurring, Kentucky federal district court rules that Texas corporate defendant was not subject to personal jurisdiction in trade secret misappropriation suit

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

MPI, a Texas company, went to Kentucky and allegedly attempted to hire two Luvata employees, Foster and Meredith

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

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

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

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

Court declines to stop defendant from seeking to obtain public records that contain plaintiff's trade secrets

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2010

A federal court recently declined to issue a blanket injunction to thwart the defendant's campaign to obtain trade secrets information through public records requests, stressing the right and importance of access to public records

Michigan court orders corporation to reveal facts regarding potential misappropriation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2011

Entities do not have the right to claim a privilege against self-incrimination

Court of Federal Claims details how to compute damages for misappropriation of an asset that has no readily ascertainable market value

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2011

A few years after ruling that the Air Force violated the confidentiality clauses of contracts with a government contractor by disclosing its proprietary information relating to the manufacturing process for a conveyor used in assembling smart bombs weighing more than a ton each, the Court of Federal Claims recently determined the contractor’s damages

Award of damages for misappropriation does not preclude also awarding injunctive relief

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2011

Clarifying the legal principle that an injunction will only be entered if there is no adequate remedy at law, the Ohio Court of Appeals held recently that an award of damages for past trade secret misappropriation is not inconsistent with, and does not preclude granting, injunctive relief to prevent future harm

Massachusetts judge finds statutory trade secrets misappropriation, despite contrary jury verdict in parallel common law action, and awards plaintiff draconian injunctive relief and millions of dollars in damages, fees and costs

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2011

When the evidence of trade secret misappropriation and resulting substantial damages is compelling, defendants should expect to get hammered in court