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Protecting company information when employees bail: California alternatives to employee non-compete agreements

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2013

How does a California employer prevent its business from walking out the door along with a departing employee? In most jurisdictions, the employer

An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and

Conversion claim for theft of confidential information not preempted by trade secrets act

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2013

Can Oregon employers bring conversion claims against employees who misappropriate confidential information without having their claims preempted by

Foreign engineer arrested for trade secret theft involving medical technology

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2013

The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey recently charged a former employee with stealing trade secrets from a New Jersey medical technology company

Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2012

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2012

As part of our annual tradition, here is our list of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law for 2012

Top 10 2011 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2012

We have compiled a list of the top 2011 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law

California federal court hammers defendant for destroying evidence in trade secret rift

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2012

A California federal district court judge recently issued a contempt citation and sanction award of $73,000 against a defendant in a trade secret misappropriation dispute for violating a court order to preserve evidence pending a hearing on a temporary restraining order

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

Former Sanofi chemist pleads guilty to extensive trade secret theft

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2012

On January 17, 2012, Yuan Li, a former research scientist with Sanofi Aventis, pled guilty to one count of violating 18 U.S.C. 1832 (the section of the Economic Espionage Act dealing with commercial economic espionage

Is your company’s customer list still a trade secret if your company uses labeled delivery trucks?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2013

Does using a labeled truck identifying your company to deliver products to your clients make your client list publicly available? Will doing so