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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


The New Defend Trade Secrets Act: Finally, A Federal Tool to Protect Your Trade Secrets
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA). Amending the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (EEA), 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


Take Notice (And Give Notice!): The "Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016" (DTSA) Requires Immediate Employer Action
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, creating the first federal civil cause of action for misappropriation


There’s a New Federal Trade Secrets StatuteNow What?
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

The passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") underscores that trade secrets are critical economic assets and that protecting them and


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


Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among


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


The Defend Trade Secrets Act: What You Should Do Now
  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law. The DTSA is an expansion of the Economic Espionage Act of 1996