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SOX claim dismissed: rejection of IP assignment clause not protected activity

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently granted a Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss a SOX whistleblower retaliation

Internal investigation expenses recoverable as restitution

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

A federal district court, faced with conflicting Circuit Court precedents, determined in United States v. Nosal, No. CR-08-0237 (N.D. Cal. May 20

Protecting company information when employees bail: California alternatives to employee non-compete agreements

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2013

How does a California employer prevent its business from walking out the door along with a departing employee? In most jurisdictions, the employer

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

Singapore: Restrictive covenants & trade secrets

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Singapore
  • -
  • July 18 2014

In a recent decision, the High Court in Lek Gwee Noi v Humming Flowers & Gifts Pte Ltd2014 SGHC 64 considered whether a restraint of trade clause was necessary, and therefore reasonable, in a contract which contained other clauses protecting trade secrets

Are your employees' LinkedIn connections your trade secrets?

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 24 2014

Consider this: your business, like many others, largely depends on the people within it and the relationships those people have with clients. What if

Boston Scientific battles former employees-turned whistleblowers over “trade secrets”

  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2013

In what will likely be another adverse legal decision for Boston Scientific Corporation's Neuromodulation subsidiary ("BSNC") in its ongoing battle

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

There are many ways to milk a cow and not all are protected trade secrets

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

A consultant of a company entered into a consulting agreement with a competitor. The scope of his consultancy of the first company involved

Protecting trade secrets and other confidential business information

  • Bond Schoeneck & King
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

In today's business world where information freely flows via electronic means and where it is common place for employees to switch jobs, protecting