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Alabama federal court issues decision regarding measuring the “amount in controversy” when the plaintiff’s state court trade secret misappropriation complaint is silent as to the amount of damages and the defendant removes the case to federal court

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

A recent Alabama federal court decision discusses how to determine the “amount in controversy” when a state court trade secret misappropriation case is removed to federal court based on diversity of citizenship, but the complaint is silent as to the amount of damages demanded

Federal Appellate Court finds motion to enjoin disclosure of confidential information should not be denied merely because the same information could have been acquired lawfully

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, reversing a trial court's refusal to enter an order enjoining disclosure of confidential

April Fools' Day prank leads to trade secrets litigation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2012

A recent federal decision from Connecticut confirms the notion that information knowingly posted on the Internet by its owner cannot constitute a protectable trade secret

Considerations in determining whether to grant to a prevailing trade secret misappropriation plaintiff a permanent injunction in addition to substantial damages

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2012

When a plaintiff alleging trade secret misappropriation obtains a judgment for substantial damages, the award may serve solely to compensate for past wrongs, or it may redress both past and future injuries

Michigan court orders corporation to reveal facts regarding potential misappropriation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2011

Entities do not have the right to claim a privilege against self-incrimination

“Prior restraint” doctrine may preclude enjoining a newspaper from publishing misappropriated trade secrets

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

A reporter for a business publication somehow obtained information contained in a privately held company’s confidential interim financial statements

Rankings of NFL prospects may constitute trade secrets

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

With today's college football National Championship game between Alabama and Notre Dame, a recent trade secret decision regarding the interplay between

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

California federal court holds that trade secret misappropriation defendant need not respond to plaintiff's discovery requests until provided with identification of information claimed to have been stolen

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

The trend of some recent judicial decisions seems to reflect an increasing concern by courts that, notwithstanding trade secret misappropriation plaintiffs’ understandable reluctance to disclose proprietary information in more detail than absolutely necessary, they must describe with considerable specificity whatever is alleged to have been purloined

Despite allegations that something fishy was occurring, Kentucky federal district court rules that Texas corporate defendant was not subject to personal jurisdiction in trade secret misappropriation suit

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

MPI, a Texas company, went to Kentucky and allegedly attempted to hire two Luvata employees, Foster and Meredith