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Are Referral Sources Protectable Under Florida Law?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

The question of whether referral sources constitute legitimate, protectable business interests under Florida's Covenants Against Unfair Competition


Jawbone v. Fitbit: a Discovery Fight over the Extent of Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 17 2016

Jawbone and Fitbit are competitors in the business of selling fitness trackers. As competitors will sometimes do, Fitbit hired a number of employees


May 2016: Ten Biggest Labor And Employment Law Stories
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 2 2016

The world of labor and employment law is always rapidly evolving. In order to make sure that you stay on top of the latest developments, we typically


Federal trade secret legislation proposal gains new life
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 5 2014

The prospects for federal trade secret legislation has heated up again as there appears to be bipartisan support for a new bill. After failing in


State Court holds employers must protect trade secrets from independent contractors
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 12 2014

A recent Massachusetts Superior Court decision held that employers risk losing trade secrets and confidential information if they do not protect that


Smart decisions by multi-national companies can keep trade secret cases in US courts
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 7 2010

Multi-national corporations operating in the United States often question whether their trade secrets will receive adequate protection in foreign markets


Top five non-compete and trade secret issues to watch for in 2011
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 3 2011

In April of 2010, the Texas Supreme Court agreed to review an appellate court decision that will require the Court to answer the following question: can money serve as consideration for a non-compete?


Former Société Générale trader convicted of stealing proprietary source code; stage set for Goldman Sachs source code prosecution
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 21 2010

Much attention has been paid to the criminal prosecution of Samarath Agrawal, former trader at Société Générale, for allegedly misappropriating the source code that fueled the high-frequency trading algorithms used by Société Générale


When is it okay for an employee to steal trade secrets?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

When is it okay for an employee to steal trade secrets? According to the New Jersey Supreme Court, the answer is when an employee is trying to preserve evidence of discrimination


Sealing judicial records in trade secret litigation
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 13 2011

It is not uncommon for parties in trade secret and non-compete litigation to ask the court for permission to file documents under seal