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Statutory Requirements for Invention Assignment Provisions
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Jawbone v. Fitbit: a Discovery Fight over the Extent of Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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


Are Referral Sources Protectable Under Florida Law?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

The question of whether referral sources constitute legitimate, protectable business interests under Florida's Covenants Against Unfair Competition


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


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


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


Doesn’t Marissa Mayer have a non-compete???
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2012

Yahoo! recently named longtime Google executive, Marissa Mayer, as its new CEO


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


Tortious interference? Tell me who.
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2011

Name a few claims you’d expect to see in a non-compete case. Breach of contract


Sealing judicial records in trade secret litigation
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2011

It is not uncommon for parties in trade secret and non-compete litigation to ask the court for permission to file documents under seal