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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • 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

When “the end” is not “the end”: asserting trade secret claims after the execution of a mutual release

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

In many cases, the execution of a mutual release is often the last step in resolving a trade secret or non-compete case. Typically included in the

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

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

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

Employee’s competition with former employer restricted despite absence of signed non-compete

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2014

The former employer failed to prove that the parties entered into an effective non-compete agreement, and also failed to prove that the ex-employee

Massachusetts federal court grants preliminary injunction absent showing of actual use of a trade secret and potentially expands the “inevitable disclosure” doctrine

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2013

In an action for misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, and other claims, Judge Hillman of the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts

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

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