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The DTSA and Federal Court
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

On April 27, 2016, Congress passed federal trade secrets legislation known as the "Defend Trade Secrets Act" ("DTSA"). On May 11, 2016, President


The Seizure Provisions of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

This week, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act. Among its many interesting provisions is a detailed procedure for a party to


Criminal Sanctions in a Trade Secret Dispute
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2016

Just a few days after the Major League Baseball season opens next month, former St. Louis Cardinals scouting director Chris Correa will attend a


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


Federal Trade Secret Protection is Long Overdue
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

Earlier in 2015, a bipartisan group of House and Senate legislators introduced sorely needed trade secret legislation, the Defending Trade Secrets


Federal trade secret legislation proposal gains new life
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2014

The prospects for federal trade secret legislation has heated up again as there appears to be bipartisan support for a new bill. After failing in


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


There must be proof in that trade secret pudding
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2014

Okay, maybe the word "proof" is a bit too strong. But a recent decision from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida


Even Hooters has trade secrets
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2011

Hooters recently sued a competitor, La Cima Restaurants, alleging widespread misappropriation of trade secrets