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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 - A Budding Avenue for Trade Secret Enforcement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

In June, agriculture giant Monsanto was the first to use the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) by filing a federal suit in the Eastern District of


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


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


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


Ninth Circuit Provides Clarification Concerning the Definition of Trade Secret
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 1 2016

On July 5, 2016, in United States v. Nosal, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals clarified the definition of "trade secret," finding that data derived


A Quick Guide Comparing the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the EU Trade Secrets Directive
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • June 1 2016

The European Commission unanimously adopted the EU Trade Secrets Directive on Friday, following the recent passage in the U.S. of the Defend Trade


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


Defend Trade Secrets Act: How To Inform Employees
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act amends the Economic Espionage Act by providing a civil remedy for trade secret misappropriation. The statute offers many


US Employment Litigation Round-Up for May 2016
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2016

In CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, a CRST driver filed a US Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC