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The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act vs. The California Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

Although some version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“UTSA”) has widely been adopted by most states, including California, variations among the


2016 DTSA: Providing Manufacturers with New Avenues to Protect Trade Secrets
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Barack Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), which provides a federal civil cause of action to


Uber vs. Cab Companies: Trade Secret Edition
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

A state court in Florida recently ruled that the same categories of information maintained and possessed by government officials relating to two


No Waiver of Forum Selection Clause Despite Filing Declaratory Judgment Action in Non-Selected Forum
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

Addressing waiver of a contractual forum selection clause, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a lower court's enforcement of the


The Newly Enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act: What Retailers Should Know
  • Goulston & Storrs PC
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (the DTSA), creating the first Federal civil cause of action


The Defend Trade Secrets Act: A New Tool to Fight Trade Secret Theft
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

This past month, in a rare act of bipartisan agreement, Congress created a powerful new tool to protect trade secrets. The Defend Trade Secrets Act


Did They Need to Make a Federal Issue Out of It? A Brief Overview of the Newly-Enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act and a Few Reasons Businesses May Care
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • May 27 2016

Until earlier this month, a form of intellectual property that is often most valuable to owners trade secrets lived largely under state law


New Federal Civil Cause of Action for Trade Secret Theft - Considerations for Employers
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (the “Act”) creates for the first time a federal civil cause of action for theft of trade secrets of U.S.-based


Defend Trade Secrets Act Becomes Law, Opening Federal Courts to Aggrieved Companies
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

For the first time, companies have a federal private right of action for misappropriation of trade secrets. The Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”


Protections of the Newly Enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law. This important new legislation creates a federal private civil