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Federal trade secret legislation proposal gains new life

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • May 5 2014

The prospects for federal trade secret legislation has heated up again as there appears to be bipartisan support for a new bill. After failing in

State Court holds employers must protect trade secrets from independent contractors

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2014

A recent Massachusetts Superior Court decision held that employers risk losing trade secrets and confidential information if they do not protect that

There must be proof in that trade secret pudding

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2014

Okay, maybe the word "proof" is a bit too strong. But a recent decision from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Even Hooters has trade secrets

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2011

Hooters recently sued a competitor, La Cima Restaurants, alleging widespread misappropriation of trade secrets

Tortious interference? Tell me who.

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2011

Name a few claims you’d expect to see in a non-compete case. Breach of contract

Sealing judicial records in trade secret litigation

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2011

It is not uncommon for parties in trade secret and non-compete litigation to ask the court for permission to file documents under seal

Exactly which trade secrets am I enjoined from using?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2011

If there is one thing that non-compete and trade secret plaintiffs and defendants can agree upon, it is that injunctions need to be clear

When is it okay for an employee to steal trade secrets?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2011

When is it okay for an employee to steal trade secrets? According to the New Jersey Supreme Court, the answer is when an employee is trying to preserve evidence of discrimination

Top five non-compete and trade secret issues to watch for in 2011

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2011

In April of 2010, the Texas Supreme Court agreed to review an appellate court decision that will require the Court to answer the following question: can money serve as consideration for a non-compete?

Former Société Générale trader convicted of stealing proprietary source code; stage set for Goldman Sachs source code prosecution

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2010

Much attention has been paid to the criminal prosecution of Samarath Agrawal, former trader at Société Générale, for allegedly misappropriating the source code that fueled the high-frequency trading algorithms used by Société Générale