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Texas federal court imposes ongoing royalty rather than permanent injunction against alleged trade secret misappropriator

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

A Texas federal trial court, finding the absence of any legal precedence to award an ongoing royalty in a trade secret misappropriation case, looked

Employees strike back against former employer for alleged bogus claim of trade secret misappropriation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2014

A state court issued a preliminary injunction for alleged trade secret misappropriation, but the enjoined parties successfully used post-injunction

Employee’s competition with former employer restricted despite absence of signed non-compete

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2014

The former employer failed to prove that the parties entered into an effective non-compete agreement, and also failed to prove that the ex-employee

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

The two billion dollar Zhu Zhu Pet, sold for $5k: puffing in pleadings may be perilous

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

Zealous advocacy, copious use of Latin, and literary devices advantageously applied to attack our adversaries' arguments. These are the cornerstones

Failure to require confidentiality agreement dooms misappropriation of trade secrets claim

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

A recent Massachusetts Superior Court (Court) decision serves as a reminder that employers must take affirmative steps to protect information that

Chinese espionage latest target: Liquid Paper

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2014

Spell check features in word processing programs sent correction fluid the way of the buggy whip. Walter Liew and Robert Maegerle, however, saw a $28

Massachusetts court confirms that when it comes to trade secrets, confidentiality is key

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2014

A recent case in Massachusetts confirms that taking affirmative steps to protect the confidentiality of trade secrets is absolutely critical to

Texas trade secrets decision helps energy companies

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2014

Seismic information about potential oil and gas reservoirs and other sensitive data are regularly used by energy companies to make business decisions

Energy employment update: Texas trade secret update for energy employers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2014

Seismic information about potential oil and gas reservoirs and other sensitive data are regularly used by energy companies to make business decisions