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Seventh Circuit holds that maintaining a trade secrets suit in bad faith can subject the plaintiff to an award of attorneys' fees
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 24 2013

The Uniform Trade Secrets Act, which has been adopted in some form in every state except New York, Massachusetts, and North Carolina, provides that


New Jersey federal court decision concerning flavor & fragrance formulas presents enforcement conundrum for trade secret owners
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

When an employee trusted with access to trade secret information leaves to join a competitor, many former employers have concerns. Merely warning a


Seventh Circuit: collection of time-barred debts may violate FDCPA if debtor not advised that debt is no longer legally enforceable
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 19 2014

A recent decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that collection or "dunning" letters sent after a debt has


Inevitable disclosure: a theory, not a claim
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 11 2013

In a recent decision from the Southern District of New York, Judge William H. Pauley III rejected the use of the "inevitable disclosure" doctrine as


OSHA to target auto supply manufacturers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

OSHA recently launched a Regional Emphasis Program (REP) that will focus enforcement resources on employers operating in the automotive supply


Violation of a non-compete agreement which was fundamental to a purchase and sale transaction nixes the deal
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

On December 21, 2012, the Supreme Court of New Hampshire, in Ellis v. Candia Trailers & Snow Equipment, Inc., found that a non-compete agreement was a


Contractual clause requiring return of confidential information at termination helps former employer obtain injunction on misappropriation claim
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

Trade secret misappropriation cases turn on details. Accordingly, it is always interesting to see the particular details which tilt a court's decision one


Take 5: views you can use
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 11 2013

In the area of trade secrets and non-compete law, there continue to be notable developments at the state and federal levels. Here are five recent


New Jersey adopts statutory trade secret protections
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

On Monday, January 9, 2012, Governor Chris Christie signed into the law the New Jersey Trade Secrets Act, the Garden State’s version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA


Erroneous jury instructions cause Kansas Supreme Court to reverse jury verdict in trade secretrestrictive covenant case
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 22 2011

The Supreme Court of Kansas recently issued an opinion in Wolfe Electric, Inc. v. Duckworth and Global Cooking Systems, LLC, No. 99,536 (Ka. Oct. 21, 2011), a trade secret misappropriation and restrictive covenant case brought by a manufacturer of conveyor pizza ovens, Wolfe Electric, against its former president, Duckworth, and his new conveyor pizza oven company, Global Cooking Systems