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Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among

Jury’s $920 million trade secret misappropriation verdict vacated

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Litigation holds and trade secrets: lessons from Bradford Technologies, Inc. v. NCV Software.com

  • Fish & Richardson PC
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2014

Trade secret misappropriation claims often start out with tales of employees leaving for greener pastures, carrying with them a laptop or a thumb

Failure to require confidentiality agreement dooms misappropriation of trade secrets claim

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 14 2014

A recent Massachusetts Superior Court (Court) decision serves as a reminder that employers must take affirmative steps to protect information that

Chinese espionage latest target: Liquid Paper

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 11 2014

Spell check features in word processing programs sent correction fluid the way of the buggy whip. Walter Liew and Robert Maegerle, however, saw a $28

The inevitable disclosure doctrine in Texas after the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act: alive and kicking or livin’ on a prayer?

  • Fish & Richardson PC
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  • USA
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  • February 26 2014

The inevitable disclosure doctrine in trade secret law allows employers to seek injunctive relief against former employees when it is probable or

Losing defendant in FCA suit accuses relator’s counsel and relator of conspiracy to misappropriate trade secrets in furtherance of qui tam lawsuit

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 24 2014

On February 10, 2014, following a recent jury finding that pipemaker J-M Manufacturing ("J-M") was liable for damages in a False Claims Act suit

State Court holds employers must protect trade secrets from independent contractors

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Energy employment update: Texas trade secret update for energy employers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Pre-emption under the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • December 9 2013

There are three important holdings from the recent California Court of Appeal opinion in Angelica Textile Services, Inc. v. Park, 220 Cal. App. 4th