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50 State Desktop Reference - What employers need to know about non-compete and trade secrets law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2016

We are pleased to provide you with the 2016-2017 edition of our 50 State Desktop Reference: What Employers Need to Know about Non-Compete and Trade


Five Easy Tips for Improving Your Company’s Non-Compete and Confidentiality Agreements and Related Practices Now
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

As January quickly passed by and new projects increase by the day, there is still a golden opportunity to capitalize on some low-hanging fruit to


Despite Evidence That Ex-Employee Violated Customer Non-Solicitation Covenant, Injunction Denied Because No “Irreparable” Harm
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

Touzot was an employee of ROM, a seller of products used in making balsa wood model planes and boats. His employment agreement included a


Conversion claim for theft of confidential information not preempted by trade secrets act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2013

Can Oregon employers bring conversion claims against employees who misappropriate confidential information without having their claims preempted by


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


Webinar recap! Employee Social Networking: protecting your trade secrets in social media
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

We are pleased to announce the webinar "Employee Social Networking: Protecting Your Trade Secrets in Social Media" is now available as a podcast and


Growing California trade secret preemption doctrine may thwart efforts to combat employee data theft
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2013

Company information that is sensitive, but may not rise to the level of a trade secret is protectable in California, isn't it? Not necessarily. Some


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


Parties in high profile sports agent dispute in California involving trade secret and non-compete issues throw off the gloves
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

The case of Mintz v. Mark Bartelstein & Associates dba Priority Sports & Entertainment, recently filed in the Central District of California, provides an interesting look at both non-compete and trade secret law, as seen through the world of a sports agent


Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2012
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

As part of our annual tradition, here is our list of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law for 2012