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An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and


We Traced The Trade Secret Leak It’s Coming From Inside The Business
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

Protecting trade secrets from employee theft requires more than using an NDA when onboarding new employees. If businesses want to protect


Federal Precedents Under the DTSA Have Arrived
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2016

While the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA") has only been in effect for a few months, the first wave of cases raising DTSA claims have


Employee data theft and corporate hacking surveys point to need for additional federal trade secrets legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2013

Today is the deadline for public comments requested by the Obama Adminstration on any proposed changes to federal law to combat trade secret theft


Protecting company information when employees bail: California alternatives to employee non-compete agreements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2013

How does a California employer prevent its business from walking out the door along with a departing employee? In most jurisdictions, the employer


Former Sanofi chemist pleads guilty to extensive trade secret theft
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

On January 17, 2012, Yuan Li, a former research scientist with Sanofi Aventis, pled guilty to one count of violating 18 U.S.C. 1832 (the section of the Economic Espionage Act dealing with commercial economic espionage


Employer’s action for misappropriation of trade secrets against former in-house counsel who engaged in competitive activities not subject to anti-SLAPP motion
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

There are indeed limits to the reach of the anti-SLAPP statute, particularly in the trade secret context. In West Hills Research and Development, Inc


Sales of $8,000 stemming from trade secret misappropriation results in liability for $1.3 million
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

At a time when an ex-employee's newly created company was subject to an injunction prohibiting misappropriation of his former employer's supposed


President Obama Signs the Defend Trade Secrets Act: Tips for Navigating the New Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

A new federal civil cause of action is now available to trade secrets owners seeking to pursue claims of trade secret misappropriation under the


What Does the Passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act Mean for Your Business?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

Congress passed federal trade secrets legislation today. On April 4, 2016, the Senate passed S. 1890, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA"