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An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and

Conversion claim for theft of confidential information not preempted by trade secrets act

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2013

Can Oregon employers bring conversion claims against employees who misappropriate confidential information without having their claims preempted by

Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2012

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2012

As part of our annual tradition, here is our list of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law for 2012

Top 10 2011 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2012

We have compiled a list of the top 2011 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law

California federal court hammers defendant for destroying evidence in trade secret rift

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2012

A California federal district court judge recently issued a contempt citation and sanction award of $73,000 against a defendant in a trade secret misappropriation dispute for violating a court order to preserve evidence pending a hearing on a temporary restraining order

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

Former Sanofi chemist pleads guilty to extensive trade secret theft

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2012

On January 17, 2012, Yuan Li, a former research scientist with Sanofi Aventis, pled guilty to one count of violating 18 U.S.C. 1832 (the section of the Economic Espionage Act dealing with commercial economic espionage

Is your company’s customer list still a trade secret if your company uses labeled delivery trucks?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2013

Does using a labeled truck identifying your company to deliver products to your clients make your client list publicly available? Will doing so

In a case of first impression, a New York state court requires specific pleading of a trade secret cause of action before proceeding with discovery

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2012

In what has been a growing trend across the country, on April 20, 2012, a New York state court has required that a plaintiff specifically plead its trade secrets in detail before proceeding with discovery

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