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Recent Federal Decisions Confirm That DTSA Claims Must Follow Longstanding Pleading Standards
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

As the law’s first anniversary approaches, federal courts continue to adjudicate claims arising under the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”). Enacted


A Temporal Limitation on the Reach of DTSA Claims
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 24 2017

As we have written about and discussed extensively on this blog over the past year, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) - enacted on May 11, 2016 -


Pre-emption under the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 9 2013

There are three important holdings from the recent California Court of Appeal opinion in Angelica Textile Services, Inc. v. Park, 220 Cal. App. 4th


Should You Be Wary of the Overzealous Use of Trade Secret Claims?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

High-stakes trade secret cases are typically aggressively prosecuted. But plaintiffs (and their attorneys) who prosecute these claims face


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


Non-solicitation agreements are void in California...or are they?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 15 2014

There is certainly no question that an employee owes undivided loyalty to his or her employer while employed. For example, no one questions that an


Knocking out a trade secret claim--your own if you are not careful
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 24 2014

A recent federal court decision in California illustrates the care that plaintiffs should take when pleading their own claims in trade secrets cases


California Court of Appeal revisits CUTSA "preemption" of other tort claims
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 29 2013

California is one of the 47 states to have adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. Among other things, "CUTSA," as it is sometimes referred to in


Court of Appeal reinstates malicious prosecution case against Latham & Watkins
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 3 2014

On April 17th, 2012, we blogged about a malicious prosecution claim brought against Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles Superior Court. The suit alleged


Key Trade Secret and Non-Compete Developments in 2016 - Employment Law This Week
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 21 2016

The year-end episode of Employment Law This Week looks back at the biggest employment, workforce, and management issues in 2016. Our colleague