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Civil and criminal perspectives on trade secret theft and data loss prevention

  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
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  • USA
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  • April 8 2014

The ability to innovate and protect intellectual property drives business growth, development, and investment. However, businesses face increasing

Five tips to avoid theft of trade secrets in your supply chain

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 19 2014

Trade secret theft is illegal and commonplace. A 2010 report found the number of trade theft cases in federal court doubled between 1988 and 1998

Undercover competitor: Modell’s CEO allegedly masquerades as Dick’s sporting goods executive, taking corporate espionage to a new level

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • March 6 2014

Dick's Sporting Goods has sued Modell's Sporting Goods and its prominent fourth-generation CEO, Mitchell Modell, claiming Modell brazenly visited a

How best to dive into big data: focus on trade secrets

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 16 2013

This post is for in-house lawyers and information and risk managers who find themselves facing a relatively sudden plunge into mysterious lakes and

Sorting laundry: California court reaffirms scope of Uniform Trade Secrets Act

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
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  • December 5 2013

Angelica Textile Services, Inc. v. Park, No. D062405 (October 15, 2013): A California Court of Appeal recently held that claims of breach of

New Jersey federal court decision concerning flavor & fragrance formulas presents enforcement conundrum for trade secret owners

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2013

When an employee trusted with access to trade secret information leaves to join a competitor, many former employers have concerns. Merely warning a

Virtually identical trade secret theft cases result in opposite conclusions: lessons from the Second Circuit's attention to detail

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 7 2013

On August 1, 2013, the Second Circuit affirmed Samarth Agrawal's criminal convictions for violating both the National Stolen Property Act (NSPA) and

Rule 30(b)(6) witness cannot be instructed not to answer questions about a noticed topic

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 31 2013

Judge Cox granted defendants’ (collectively “Crimson”) motion to compel answers to Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) deposition questions and for sanctions in

Failure to identify information as confidential or trade secret pursuant to requirements of non-disclosure agreement can preclude recovery for misappropriation under Uniform Trade Secrets Act

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2013

A recent decision from the Federal Circuit illustrates the perils of not following the requirements of a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) with respect

Congress considers companion bills that could have far reaching consequences for companies facing trade secret theft andor computer fraud and abuse

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • July 8 2013

A California legislator recently introduced two bills in Congress which, if passed, could have profound effects for companies seeking to pursue