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Law professors object to new Trade Secrets Acts proposed in Congress

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2014

As we have previously noted, Congress this year is actively considering two bills that would create a federal private right of action for trade

Court of Appeal reinstates malicious prosecution case against Latham & Watkins

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 3 2014

On April 17th, 2012, we blogged about a malicious prosecution claim brought against Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles Superior Court. The suit alleged

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

Guilty plea highlights cost of complicity in trade secrets theft

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

For some time, the media has covered the prosecution of a former Citadel, LLC employee, Yihao Pu, for allegedly stealing Citadel's trade secrets. The

Massachusetts legislature fails to pass any proposed bills on non-compete or trade secret law

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

For years, I have been writing about the continuing efforts of legislators and others to reform the Massachusetts trade secret and non-compete law

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

Multi-million dollar trade secret heist results in federal criminal plea

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2010

In the latest example of a significant international trade secret theft resulting in a federal criminal prosecution, chemist David Yen Lee recently pleaded guilty in federal court in Chicago to "knowingly and without authorization" possessing one or more trade secrets of his former employer Valspar Corporation ("Valspar") with intent to convert them "to the economic benefit of someone other than the owner

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

California Court of Appeal revisits CUTSA "preemption" of other tort claims

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

California is one of the 47 states to have adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. Among other things, "CUTSA," as it is sometimes referred to in

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