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Companies on Notice as White House Releases Report on Non-Competes
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 7 2016

On May 6, the White House released a report entitled: “Non-Compete Agreements: Analysis of the Usage, Potential Issues, and State Responses” (the


Multi-million dollar trade secret heist results in federal criminal plea
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

In the latest example of a significant international trade secret theft resulting in a federal criminal prosecution, chemist David Yen Lee recently pleaded guilty in federal court in Chicago to "knowingly and without authorization" possessing one or more trade secrets of his former employer Valspar Corporation ("Valspar") with intent to convert them "to the economic benefit of someone other than the owner


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


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


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


Leave the source code behind
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

U.S. Attorneys in many jurisdictions are more willingly stepping into the fray between financial services firms and their former employees who have


Criminal conviction affirmed by Ninth Circuit for trade secret theft
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

On November 5, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in an unpublished disposition, issued its opinion in U.S. v. Suibin


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


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


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