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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

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

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

Connecticut court has jurisdiction over Canadian defendant charged with misappropriation of Canadian company’s trade secret emails

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2013

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a Connecticut federal court's order dismissing for lack of personal jurisdiction a Connecticut

Parties in high profile sports agent dispute in California involving trade secret and non-compete issues throw off the gloves

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

The case of Mintz v. Mark Bartelstein & Associates dba Priority Sports & Entertainment, recently filed in the Central District of California, provides an interesting look at both non-compete and trade secret law, as seen through the world of a sports agent

Georgia court blue pencils rewrites overbroad restrictive covenant

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2011

As we have discussed on this blog before, on May 11, 2011, Georgia reissued its new Restrictive Covenant Act (the “New Act”

Jury’s $920 million trade secret misappropriation verdict vacated

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Nosal update: court denies motion for acquittal and new trial in marathon CFAA and trade secret misappropriation criminal case Part III

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

In Parts I and II of this post, we looked at the Court's ruling on Nosal's motion for acquittal and new trial following his conviction of three CFAA

Law school exam-type trade secret complaint survives a specific pleading challenge in Colorado federal court

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2012

As discussed in today's trade secrets webinar entitled "Pleading, Proving and Protecting Trade Secrets in Litigation," in an all to common theme, the plaintiff in L3 Communications Corporation v. Jaxon Engineering & Maintenance, Inc. et al., 2012 WL 1020516 (D.Colo. March 27, 2012) contended that several of its former employees devised a plan to leave L3 and create a competing business entity regarding specialty electronic equipment by using, among other things, misappropriated, customer lists and pricing data