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A new bill is proposed in Massachusetts legislature to adopt the Uniform Trade Secrets Act

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

A new Uniform Trade Secrets Act bill has been proposed by the Massachusetts Board of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws for the Massachusetts

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

Scope of Uniform Trade Secrets Act trimmed by Arizona Supreme Court

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2014

A recent Opinion issued by the Arizona Supreme Court highlights a noteworthy dichotomy in the way various states interpret the pre-emptive effect of

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

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 define trade secrets establishes subjective bad faith for attorneys' fees award under CUTSA

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2013

California Courts have discretion to award attorneys' fees to a prevailing defendant in a trade secrets action where the commencement or continued

California resident forced to litigate non-compete and trade secrets case in Illinois

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2014

A threshold tactical decision in virtually every non-compete and trade secret case is where to file the suit. This decision is particularly important

Utah decision broadly construes the uniform trade secrets act's preemption provision

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2012

In a decision recently issued by the Utah Court of Appeals, CDC Restoration & Construction, LC v. Tradesmen Contractors, LLC et al., the court broadly interpreted the preemption clause in the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“UTSA”) to hold that it “preempts claims based on the unauthorized use of information, irrespective of whether that information meets the statutory definition of a trade secret.”

Criminal conviction affirmed by Ninth Circuit for trade secret theft

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

On November 5, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in an unpublished disposition, issued its opinion in U.S. v. Suibin

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