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New Federal Trade Secret Statute Requires Important Updates To Contracts And Policies
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 1 2016

With the recent passage of the Defense of Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), businesses are welcoming the many benefits the statute brings, including federal


May 2016: Ten Biggest Labor And Employment Law Stories
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 2 2016

The world of labor and employment law is always rapidly evolving. In order to make sure that you stay on top of the latest developments, we typically


Defend Trade Secrets Act: How To Inform Employees
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act amends the Economic Espionage Act by providing a civil remedy for trade secret misappropriation. The statute offers many


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


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


Are Referral Sources Protectable Under Florida Law?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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