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Several Months Into Having Federal Protection for Trade Secrets: What Are We Learning?
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

It has been nearly five months since President Obama signed the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") on May 11, 2016, extending federal


International Harmonization of Trade Secret Rights and Remedies
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2016

In a recently unprecedented bipartisan effort the United States enacted the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) on May 11, 2016. What many in the US do


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


Employment Flash - August 2016
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

On May 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court ended a circuit split, ruling that the filing period for constructive discharge claims runs from the date of


Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: An Overview
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) was signed into law on May 11, 2016 and gives trade secret owners a federal cause of action for


The Defend Trade Secrets Act: What employers should know now
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2016

In a nutshell, the DTSA “federalizes” trade secret law by creating a federal claim for trade secret misappropriation and creates new remedies


SEC Whistleblower Program: Recent Enforcement Actions Indicate That Confidentiality Protections and Waivers Can Be Too Tight
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

In light of three recent enforcement actions by the SEC, public companies would be well-advised to review the nondisclosure and waiver clauses in


Time to Review Employment & Other Agreements in Light of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

One part of executive compensation is the application and enforcement of restrictive covenants in employment agreements, severance agreements


Losing defendant in FCA suit accuses relator’s counsel and relator of conspiracy to misappropriate trade secrets in furtherance of qui tam lawsuit
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2014

On February 10, 2014, following a recent jury finding that pipemaker J-M Manufacturing ("J-M") was liable for damages in a False Claims Act suit


New Federal Cause of Action for Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

Both houses of Congress have passed and the President has recently signed the "Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016." For the first time, individuals and