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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


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


Congress considers companion bills that could have far reaching consequences for companies facing trade secret theft andor computer fraud and abuse
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 8 2013

A California legislator recently introduced two bills in Congress which, if passed, could have profound effects for companies seeking to pursue


Scope of Uniform Trade Secrets Act trimmed by Arizona Supreme Court
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

A recent Opinion issued by the Arizona Supreme Court highlights a noteworthy dichotomy in the way various states interpret the pre-emptive effect of


Texas adopts Uniform Trade Secrets Act; New York, Massachusetts and North Carolina remain lone holdouts
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 16 2013

On May 2, 2013, the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) was signed into law by Governor Rick Perry. The new law becomes effective on September 1


Try, try again - recent bill renews effort to create federal private right of action for trade secret theft
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 5 2014

On April 29, 2014, Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced a bill which seeks to create a private right of action under


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


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


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