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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

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

Cloudy with a chance of trade secret theft

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2013

Prudent employers are often looking for areas in their business where valuable company data may not be adequately protected. Enter the growing

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

Preliminary injunction entered after Texas federal court concludes that ex-employee “inevitably” will disclose his former employer’s trade secrets

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

An employee entered into non-compete and confidentiality agreements with his employer. Following his resignation from that company, he went to work

Massachusetts Governor proposes sweeping legislation banning non-compete agreements

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2014

As we reported last week, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has proposed sweeping legislation that would eliminate employee non-compete agreements

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

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