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Strategies for Complying with the Notice Provisions of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 26 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law theDefend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA"), which amends the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 to


Defend Trade Secrets Act Signed Into Law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), which became effective immediately. The DTSA provides the


Employment Law This Week: Trade Secrets, Banker Bonus Restrictions, Musicians Are Employees, Misclassification Violates NLRA
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upholds a ruling against ex-employees for a trade secret violation. The Sixth Circuit has upheld a


Sixth Circuit Affirms $3.7 Million Award And Permanent Injunction In Trade SecretBreach Of Duty Of Loyalty Case
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

In Nedschroef Detroit Corp. et al. V. Bemas Enterprises et al., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed an award of nearly


California resident forced to litigate non-compete and trade secrets case in Illinois
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 20 2014

A threshold tactical decision in virtually every non-compete and trade secret case is where to file the suit. This decision is particularly important


Court enjoins former American Airlines employee from further web postings of confidential information
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 11 2012

Last week, American Airlines and one of its former employees, Gailen David, entered in to an agreed permanent injunction which prohibits David from disseminating certain confidential, proprietary or trade secret information through any medium


Former Motorola software engineer sentenced to four years in prison for trade secret theft
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 30 2012

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo sentenced a former Motorola software engineer, Hanjuan Jin, to four years in prison for stealing Motorola trade secrets related to proprietary technology


Judge denies TRO in Chicago hot dogtrade secrets war
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 29 2011

Vienna Beef, the official hot dog of the Chicago Cubs, recently struck out in its effort to obtain a temporary restraining order against hot dog rival Red Hot Chicago, Inc. and the grandson of one of the founders of Vienna Beef, Scott D. Ladany


Multi-million dollar trade secret heist results in federal criminal plea
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

In the latest example of a significant international trade secret theft resulting in a federal criminal prosecution, chemist David Yen Lee recently pleaded guilty in federal court in Chicago to "knowingly and without authorization" possessing one or more trade secrets of his former employer Valspar Corporation ("Valspar") with intent to convert them "to the economic benefit of someone other than the owner


How conducting exit interviews can help protect your trade secrets
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 20 2010

HR professionals will tell you that an exit interview is a valuable tool for learning what a company is and is not doing well; what they may not tell you is that exit interviews are also an important tool for managing the risks of the electronic workplace