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Massachusetts Governor wants to ban non-compete agreements and enact the Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2014

Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick, recently announced a billAn Act to Promote Growth and Opportunitythat would provide workforce


Federal trade secret legislation proposal gains new life
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2014

The prospects for federal trade secret legislation has heated up again as there appears to be bipartisan support for a new bill. After failing in


State Court holds employers must protect trade secrets from independent contractors
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2014

A recent Massachusetts Superior Court decision held that employers risk losing trade secrets and confidential information if they do not protect that


There must be proof in that trade secret pudding
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2014

Okay, maybe the word "proof" is a bit too strong. But a recent decision from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida


Customer lists by another name social media and trade secrets - part 1
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

Employers are well aware of the various implications that the social media explosion has on the workplace. The various issues created by Facebook


New Jersey governor signs trade secret statute into law
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

Following the lead of 46 other states and the District of Columbia, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed into law a trade secret statute modeled after the Uniform Trade Secrets Act


Dispute serves up lessons for restaurateurs in employee defection and trade secrets
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2012

A case pending in New York federal court, BLT Restaurant Group LLC v. Laurent Tourondel, Michael Cinque and LT Burger, Inc., provides a reminder of important lessons for professionals in the food services and restaurant industry regarding employee defection and trade secrets issues


Former Société Générale trader convicted of stealing proprietary source code; stage set for Goldman Sachs source code prosecution
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2010

Much attention has been paid to the criminal prosecution of Samarath Agrawal, former trader at Société Générale, for allegedly misappropriating the source code that fueled the high-frequency trading algorithms used by Société Générale


Top five non-compete and trade secret issues to watch for in 2011
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2011

In April of 2010, the Texas Supreme Court agreed to review an appellate court decision that will require the Court to answer the following question: can money serve as consideration for a non-compete?


When is it okay for an employee to steal trade secrets?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

When is it okay for an employee to steal trade secrets? According to the New Jersey Supreme Court, the answer is when an employee is trying to preserve evidence of discrimination