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Did the White House’s “Call to Action” Get "Trumped"?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 12 2016

The White House, under the Obama Administration, recently issued a “Call to Action” to state legislators across the country for non-compete reform


Jawbone v. Fitbit: a Discovery Fight over the Extent of Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 17 2016

Jawbone and Fitbit are competitors in the business of selling fitness trackers. As competitors will sometimes do, Fitbit hired a number of employees


Statutory Requirements for Invention Assignment Provisions
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 17 2016

You may have spent time drafting (or having your lawyers draft) enforceable restrictive covenants to protect your company's confidential and


The Seizure Provisions of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

This week, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act. Among its many interesting provisions is a detailed procedure for a party to


The DTSA and Federal Court
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

On April 27, 2016, Congress passed federal trade secrets legislation known as the "Defend Trade Secrets Act" ("DTSA"). On May 11, 2016, President


Choice of Forum and the Parties Matter in Med Device Cases (Particularly in Minnesota)!
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

The medical device industry has seen a litigation boom in recent years in non-compete litigation. A new case out of the District of Minnesota


Forum Shoppers Beware (But Not in Alabama)!
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

Since non-compete law can vary drastically by state, many employers who operate in a multistate environment can benefit from utilizing


Criminal Sanctions in a Trade Secret Dispute
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 17 2016

Just a few days after the Major League Baseball season opens next month, former St. Louis Cardinals scouting director Chris Correa will attend a


Federal Trade Secret Protection is Long Overdue
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

Earlier in 2015, a bipartisan group of House and Senate legislators introduced sorely needed trade secret legislation, the Defending Trade Secrets


The White House is Interested in Non-Compete Reform
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

President Obama is expected to sign the Defend Trade Secrets Act, which passed with overwhelming, bipartisan support in the House and Senate in