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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


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


Employment Law This Week: Defend Trade Secrets Act, Final OT Rule, Leave for Disabled Workers, OT Exemption Case
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 23 2016

Our top story: President Obama signs the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA). Under the DTSA, employers can now sue in federal court for trade


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


New York Attorney General Targets Non-Competes for Rank-and-File Workers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 16 2016

This summer, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has reached agreements with a number of companies curtailing their use of non-competition


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


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



David J. Clark
  • Epstein Becker Green

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