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Pre-emption under the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2013

There are three important holdings from the recent California Court of Appeal opinion in Angelica Textile Services, Inc. v. Park, 220 Cal. App. 4th

Non-solicitation agreements are void in California...or are they?

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2014

There is certainly no question that an employee owes undivided loyalty to his or her employer while employed. For example, no one questions that an

Keeping trade secrets secret is key

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2013

Failure to protect corporate trade secrets had dire consequences for AGC, Inc., a Connecticut aviation component manufacturer forced to file a

Federal trade secret enforcement initiative results in swift action

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2013

In February 2013, the Justice Department announced a federal trade secret enforcement initiative that rested in large part on encouraging American

Texas adopts Uniform Trade Secrets Act; New York, Massachusetts and North Carolina remain lone holdouts

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2013

On May 2, 2013, the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) was signed into law by Governor Rick Perry. The new law becomes effective on September 1

Conspiracy to sell trade secrets to Chinese companies brings conviction for economic espionage

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

On March 5, 2014, the U.S. Attorney's Office in San Francisco secured the first-ever federal jury conviction on charges brought under the Economic

How conducting exit interviews can help protect your trade secrets

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2010

HR professionals will tell you that an exit interview is a valuable tool for learning what a company is and is not doing well; what they may not tell you is that exit interviews are also an important tool for managing the risks of the electronic workplace

Knocking out a trade secret claim--your own if you are not careful

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

A recent federal court decision in California illustrates the care that plaintiffs should take when pleading their own claims in trade secrets cases

Former paint company technical director sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for trade secret theft

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2010

Last September, we wrote about David Yen Lee, a former technical director for a painting and coating company who pled guilty to downloading trade secrets from a secure computer system and transferring them to external thumb drives with the intention of using the trade secrets for the benefit of another

Failure to follow the court's preliminary injunction in a trade secrets case results in default

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2014

In what turned out to be a disastrous result for defendants, a Massachusetts Court issued a default judgment against certain salespeople who left