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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


Validating the voidable: a guide to the new procedures to ratify defective corporate acts under Delaware law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 9 2013

On June 30, 2013, the governor of the State of Delaware signed legislation that amends the Delaware General Corporation Law ("DGCL"). Among the


The Health Care Director's Compliance Duties
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 4 2009

The Governance Institute has re-issued a set of three publications co-authored by EpsteinBeckerGreen's Chair of the Board, Douglas Hastings, relating to corporate governance and corporate compliance


Employee charged with theft of company trade secrets
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 9 2010

The importance of corporate security and vigilance with regard to trade secrets was demonstrated by recent events in Syracuse, New York


Recent Tennessee case provides good case law and a good reminder for employers seeking to protect trade secrets
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 10 2010

Often times, an ex-employee caught taking or using confidential information will argue that the information is not entitled to "trade secret" protection because each piece of the allegedly misappropriated information could have been derived from a source other than hisher former employer


Lack of reasonable protective measures costs trade secret status
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 15 2010

A recent Alabama Court of Appeals case, Jones v. Hamilton, Case No. 2081077 (January 22, 2010), illustrates how a failure to take reasonable steps to maintain the confidentiality of documents and information will result in the loss of trade secret status


Court affirms jury finding that specific information about insurance policy holders was a trade secret
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 8 2010

The Iowa Court of Appeals recently affirmed a jury's conclusion that detailed information about insurance policy holders was a protected trade secret


Brett Favre scandal raises issue of workplace protections for independent contractors
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 22 2010

The Brett Favre sexting scandal raises, among other things, a relatively frequent issue that arises in employment discrimination and harassment cases: may an independent contractor invoke employment antidiscrimination statutes such as Title VII?


California Court of Appeal recognizes trade secret exception to Business & Professions Code 16600 in recent unpublished opinion
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 5 2010

In the recent case of Dowell v. Biosense Webster, Inc., No.B201439, the California Court of Appeal stated in dicta that it doubted the continued viability of the common law trade secret exception to covenants not to compete


California Court of appeal underscores importance of proper identification of trade secrets in litigation
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

The recent case of Perlan Therapeutics v. Superior Court (California Ct App 11042009) serves as a reminder that when litigating, the definition of the trade secrets at issue is important