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Get Off My Cloud: “BYOC” Workplaces Pose Trade Secrets Risks
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about “BYOD” (“Bring Your Own Device”) policies, which are becoming increasingly common in the workplace

Restrictive Covenants: Do Yours Meet a Changing Landscape?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

Restrictive covenants are an important tool for businesses concerned about the protection of their confidential business information and the costs of

Leave No E-mail Unturned in Trade Secret and Non-Compete Cases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

A recent verdict in the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia is an excellent reminder of the importance of conducting thorough discovery in

Extensive Training Of Ex-Employee By Former Employer Not Enough For Injunction Against Competition
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2016

Although an employer spent many hours assisting an employee to obtain a real estate appraiser's license, the Tennessee Court of Appeals held recently

Consideration for Non-Competes in Illinois: You’re Better Off in Federal Court
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

The saga of "What consideration is adequate?" in Illinois continues. What has become clear is that federal courts are more forgiving than Illinois

Jawbone v. Fitbit: a Discovery Fight over the Extent of Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • 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

Federal Court Rejects Employer’s Trade Secret and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Claims
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

An ex-employee's former employer sued him for alleged violations of the Kansas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (KUTSA) and the federal Computer Fraud and

Points & Authorities - Winter 2016
  • Buchalter Nemer
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

In past years the Governor of California has enacted new laws related to employment that place additional burdens on employers, while granting

Where Trade Secrets Sanctions Meet Watergate: “What Files Did Your Former Employee Have, and When Did SHe Stop Having Them?”
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

I haven’t done a statistical analysis, but I’m willing to bet it’s true: sanctions - a judicial order that one side pay the other side’s attorneys’

Top 10 Things to Focus on When Conducting Due Diligence in a Trade Secret Acquisition (Part Two)
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

This article, which discusses due diligence items 6-10, is the second part of an overview of the 10 key factors to examine whether information is