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General Counsel update - February 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • February 27 2014

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Free Trade Agreement Covering the major economies of the Pacific Rim, is thought to be Nearing signature

BYOD (bring your own device) - Who owns the email? Intellectual property?

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 22 2012

When employees use their personal cell, tablet, laptop, or PC it’s not so simple to determine who owns the content of their email and intellectual property

General counsel update: 28 February 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Hong Kong, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2012

This is the twenty-eighth in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

Top five technology decisions of the Delaware Court of Chancery for 2010

  • Fish & Richardson PC
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2011

Long recognized as the nation's leading business court, the Delaware Court of Chancery continues to be a top forum for litigating complex disputes over technology such as trade secret misappropriation or enforcement of noncompete or licensing agreements

Upcoming cases in the United States Supreme Court’s 2010 term: Volume II

  • Larkin Hoffman
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  • USA
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  • February 15 2011

The Supreme Court's 2010-2011 term began in October, and it is expected to conclude by the end of April

Linkedin torpedoes employer's trade secrets claim

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

In a sobering reminder that online social media is changing the way many companies do business in unforeseen ways, a federal court recently shot down an employer's trade secret claim based largely upon the availability of information via the internet

Start-up company owned source code that was developed by employee

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 13 2010

Michael Byce developed the source code used in the software of a digital audio larynx device that JustMed owned

Justmed, Inc. v. Byce: a tech upset

  • Dentons
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  • USA
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  • May 12 2010

For early-stage technology companies the definitions of independent contractor and employee for determining copyright ownership may have changed

Trade secrets and post-employment restrictions

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 6 2010

The financial crisis has resulted in a greater reliance on revenues from sales and trading desks at many financial services firms

Preventing former employees from using your data - an alternative approach?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2010

Companies have traditionally relied upon the law relating to "confidential information" and restrictive covenants as a means of preventing former employees from making use of the information obtained as a result of their employment