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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

Texas Appellate Court affirms multi-million dollar jury verdict for trade secret misappropriation in gas drilling dispute

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2014

Under Texas law, disclosure of a trade secret to potential investors to enable them to decide whether to invest does not destroy secrecy. Those who

The romance of trade secrets: competing speed dating companies engaged in trade secret misappropriation battle

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2013

Dating comes with its own set of challenges, and apparently, these now include trade secrets! This month, a speed dating service provider, Speed Date

Two former Eli Lilly scientists accused of stealing $55 million in trade secrets on behalf of Chinese pharmaceutical company in Southern District of Indiana indictment

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

In a year in which the United States has brought and prosecuted a series of high-profile criminal cases under the Economic Espionage Act ("EEA"