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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


Eighth Circuit holds that a compilation of otherwise public information can be a trade secret
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently held that compilations containing only minimal secret information nevertheless qualified for trade secret protection because the substantial investment involved in preparing them gave their owner a competitive advantage and because the owner undertook reasonable efforts to maintain their secrecy by labeling them with a proprietary legend and only distributing them to parties which signed a confidentiality agreement


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


Criminal Enforcement Protects Trade Secrets Taken By Departed Employees
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

In the recent case of United States v. Nosal, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit confirmed the applicability of both the


Assignment Lessons: 8th Circuit Finds Assigned Non-Competes Enforceable Under Certain Facts
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

The 8th Circuit’s recent decision in Symphony Diagnostic Servs. No. 1 v. Greenbaum, No. 15-2294, __ F.3d __ (8th Cir. July 6, 2016), upheld the


California Supreme Court will review malicious prosecution claim against Latham & Watkins
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 26 2015

On April 17, 2012 and September 3, 2014, we blogged about a malicious prosecution claim brought against Latham & Watkins in the Los Angeles Superior


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On November 5, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in an unpublished disposition, issued its opinion in U.S. v. Suibin


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


Employment Law This Week: Trade Secrets, Banker Bonus Restrictions, Musicians Are Employees, Misclassification Violates NLRA
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upholds a ruling against ex-employees for a trade secret violation. The Sixth Circuit has upheld a


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