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A whale of a trade secret. . . Or not?

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

Last month, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission ("OSHRC") refused to release SeaWorld's new safety protocols for trainers

Federal court rules trade secret misappropriation sufficiently alleged based on improper acquisition, even in absence of use or disclosure

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2013

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia recently denied a motion to dismiss a counterclaim for violation of Virginia's

Careful, that slice of pizza you’re eating might be full of trade secrets. . .

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2013

It's time for yet another meal filled with trade secrets! Earlier this month, New York Pizzeria, Inc., a pizzeria chain with over thirty restaurants

Reality check: 11th Circuit reverses finding that cable installers are not employees, confirming that "economic realities" determine independent contractor status

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2013

In an FLSA overtime decision that should convince businesses across all industries to scrutinize the classification of workers they call "independent

Minnesota federal court dismisses Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim based on departing employee’s downloading of customer list

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2013

On June 3, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota granted in part and denied in part a motion for summary judgment filed by

Corporate recruiter convicted of computer fraud and trade secret theft by San Francisco jury

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2013

A California federal jury convicted a San Francisco executive recruiter this week for violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") and

California federal court allows non-signatory to arbitration agreement to compel arbitration in trade secrets dispute

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2013

A federal district court in the Northern District of California recently found that a non-signatory to an arbitration agreement may enforce that

Sports agent non-compete and trade secrets dispute heats up in California

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

With the NBA basketball season almost upon us, a high profile legal battle between an aspiring NBA sports agent and his former agency continues to heat up in Los Angeles federal court

California Appellate Court holds that non-compete restriction in stipulated injunction is enforceable because there was no showing that it was not necessary to protect trade secrets

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

A California Court of Appeal recently reversed a trial court ruling that found a stipulated injunction preventing the solicitation of customers was invalid and unenforceable under California Business & Professions Code section 16000

Federal appellate court finds that different facilities were not a single employer

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2012

The Second Circuit Court, in a recent opinion, has upheld a ruling by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (Commission) that different facilitiessubsidiaries or affiliated companies with a common ownerparent corporation were not a “single employer” under the OSH Act, thus repeat citations were not appropriate