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Internal investigation expenses recoverable as restitution

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

A federal district court, faced with conflicting Circuit Court precedents, determined in United States v. Nosal, No. CR-08-0237 (N.D. Cal. May 20

SOX claim dismissed: rejection of IP assignment clause not protected activity

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently granted a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a SOX whistleblower retaliation

There are many ways to milk a cow and not all are protected trade secrets

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

A consultant of a company entered into a consulting agreement with a competitor. The scope of his consultancy of the first company involved

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

False reports of trade secret theft can result in defamation and libel claims against the reporter

  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2014

A California state court recently permitted the defamation and libel claims of Lan Lee, a former employee of NetLogic Microsystems, to move forward

Online marketer accused of sharing supplement company’s trade secrets

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2014

Dietary supplement maker Lepton Labs LL C has reportedly filed a lawsuit in California state court against its former marketer, W4 LL C, alleging

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

Nebraska decision reminds: sometimes there is no substitute for a noncompete

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2014

Here is a very human version of a legal story. In short, an employee left her company (First Express), an Omaha company that sells crop insurance

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

California resident forced to litigate non-compete and trade secrets case in Illinois

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2014

A threshold tactical decision in virtually every non-compete and trade secret case is where to file the suit. This decision is particularly important