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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

Connecticut court has jurisdiction over Canadian defendant charged with misappropriation of Canadian company’s trade secret emails

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

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a Connecticut federal court's order dismissing for lack of personal jurisdiction a Connecticut

Despite allegations that something fishy was occurring, Kentucky federal district court rules that Texas corporate defendant was not subject to personal jurisdiction in trade secret misappropriation suit

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

MPI, a Texas company, went to Kentucky and allegedly attempted to hire two Luvata employees, Foster and Meredith

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

Energy employment update: Texas trade secret update for energy employers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2014

Seismic information about potential oil and gas reservoirs and other sensitive data are regularly used by energy companies to make business decisions

Illinois federal court issues preliminary injunction prohibiting use of misappropriated trade secrets but rejects request for expanded injunction based on alleged “inevitable disclosure”

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2013

A recent Illinois trade secrets and non-compete decision involving a 3D printing salesman serves as a reminder that some Illinois courts will

Preliminary injunction issued by Nebraska federal district court to level the playing field in trade secrets dispute

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2013

A federal district court in Nebraska recently issued a significant preliminary injunction preventing trade secret misappropriation and unlawful

Award of damages for misappropriation does not preclude also awarding injunctive relief

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2011

Clarifying the legal principle that an injunction will only be entered if there is no adequate remedy at law, the Ohio Court of Appeals held recently that an award of damages for past trade secret misappropriation is not inconsistent with, and does not preclude granting, injunctive relief to prevent future harm

Jury’s $920 million trade secret misappropriation verdict vacated

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

In a stunning per curiam ruling, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals last week vacated a judgment of nearly $1 billion, and a 20-year non-compete

Employees strike back against former employer for alleged bogus claim of trade secret misappropriation

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

A state court issued a preliminary injunction for alleged trade secret misappropriation, but the enjoined parties successfully used post-injunction