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Is your Employee NDA Weak?
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2017

We live in a world of “leaking” information and the automotive industry is not immune. Automotive companies go to great lengths to protect their


Non-Competes Can Cost You More Than A Job
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

Normally in this space we write about case developments after the case is decided. This time, though the story involves a mid-case development which


Dealing With Trade Secret Thieves: Strategies for Cost-Effective Settlement
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

Trade secret thieves are almost always an employee or business associate. They are known, generally held the trust of the business, and are perceived


An employee stole your trade secrets but you cannot prove it. Now what?
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

Consider the following, relatively uncommon scenario: an employee stole your trade secrets and went to work for a competitor. You know the employee


Fifth Circuit upholds copyright preemption of trade secret-related claims
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

Situations abound in which a defendant has been sued in state court, and wants to get to federal court. In cases in which the plaintiff has not pled


When it comes to confidentiality agreements, just getting the signature is not enough
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2014

Automotive suppliers and other manufacturers frequently have to share their valuable intellectual property with third parties. A supplier might need


Trade secret vs. patent protection: consider FOIA or public records requests
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2014

With patents coming under increasing scrutiny at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB") in conjunction with changes to the patent laws brought


Trending issues in the prosecution of trade secret theft
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2014

A year ago, we reported on a recent important change to the Economic Espionage Act ("EEA"), making the theft, transmission, or receipt of trade


Triaging trade secret theft
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2013

As the size, complexity, and interconnectedness of modern companies' IT infrastructures has increased, so too has the risk of corporate espionage and


Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of international trade secret dispute
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

Even as the Obama administration is announcing an effort to crack down on international trade secret theft, the Fifth Circuit has released a ruling