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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 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


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 - 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


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


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


New Defend Trade Secrets Act Provides Recourse Against Trade Secret Misappropriation to Employers That Provide the Required Notice
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

In the U.S. alone, trade secret theft costs innovators an estimated $450 billion per year and constitutes a threat to U.S. security and the U.S


President Obama Signs Law Creating Federal Cause of Action for Trade Secret Theft
  • Ulmer & Berne LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA"), which amends the Economic Espionage Act of


Victims Of Trade Secret Theft Can Take Their Case To Federal Court
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2016

President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), which creates a private civil cause of action for trade secret


Pssst, The Secret Is Knowing What You Can’t Do With The Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) became law with President Obama’s signature on May 11, 2016. The DTSA is an amendment to the Economic Espionage