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Software compilation not a trade secret under state law

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit vacated and remanded a grant of summary judgment to Defendants on Plaintiff’s claims for misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract against defendant Sentia Group and several former employees of the plaintiff

An employer’s guide to implementing EU-compliant whistleblowing hotlines

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • August 23 2011

Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges are required to establish a system, often called a “whistleblowing hotline,” for employees to internally report concerns over questionable auditing or accounting matters

Settlement on the horizon in Massachusetts ZIP code litigation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

A recent proposed settlement in Massachusetts may signal readiness on the part of retailers to end so-called "ZIP code" litigation. In 2011

Broad injunctive relief and damage award for misappropriation of trade secrets upheld

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2011

Considering a jury verdict holding that the defendants had misappropriated the plaintiff’s trade secrets by using the plaintiff’s source code to create competing audio conferencing products, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed the judgment for the plaintiff and scope of injunctive relief and the award of exemplary damages

China aims to strengthen the protection of consumers’ personal information

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • June 6 2013

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress recently issued a draft amendment that would update China's 20-year-old Consumer Protection

Mcdermott releases an employer's guide to implementing EU-compliant whistleblowing hotlines

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • August 25 2011

Companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges are required under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to establish a system for employees to internally report concerns over questionable auditing or accounting matters

Customer ZIP codes largely off limits in California credit card transactions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2011

The Supreme Court of California held that it is a violation of California law for businesses to request and record a credit card holder's ZIP code in connection with credit card transactions

The inside job: can employees walk out the door with your company's IP?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 13 2012

With the economic downturn forcing redundancies, most employers are aware that the Q1 period brings an increase in employee movement

Protecting outsourcing relationships

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2009

Outsourcing as a business model is coming under increasing scrutiny

City of Westminster v Urban Wimax Ltd: clarification of "on completion of this agreement"

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 3 2010

On appeal, it has been found in City of Westminster v Urban Wimax Ltd 2010 EWHC 1166 (Ch) that the phrase "on completion of this agreement", when interpreted in its context, reading the document as a whole and having regard to the expressly stated objectives, could not mean "on execution or signing", but instead on the completion of what is envisaged to be done by the agreement