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Once again, an alleged international trade secrets heist draws a federal indictment
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 6 2011

As we have noted in prior blog posts, alleged thefts of trade secrets are generally handled through the civil court system, and rarely result in criminal prosecution


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


Conspiracy to sell trade secrets to Chinese companies brings conviction for economic espionage
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

On March 5, 2014, the U.S. Attorney's Office in San Francisco secured the first-ever federal jury conviction on charges brought under the Economic


Uncle Sam wants you to mitigate the theft of U.S. trade secrets
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

On February 20, 2013, the White House published an "Administration Strategy on Mitigating the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets." While the Strategy takes


Federal Trade Secrets Bill Clears Important Hurdle
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

Last week, the Senate version of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (S. 1890) was passed with bipartisan support by the Senate Judiciary Committee. As we


Restrictive Covenants: Do Yours Meet a Changing Landscape?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

Restrictive covenants are an important tool for businesses concerned about the protection of their confidential business information and the costs of


Law professors object to new Trade Secrets Acts proposed in Congress
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 10 2014

As we have previously noted, Congress this year is actively considering two bills that would create a federal private right of action for trade


House Passes Federal Trade Secrets Bill
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

After years of stops and starts in Congressional efforts to pass a law creating a federal claim for misappropriation of trade secrets that can be


Another federal trade secret protection bill introduced
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

In what has become an annual rite, legislators from both sides of the aisle in the U.S. Congress again have proposed a bill seeking to create a


David J. Clark
  • Epstein Becker Green