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Employment Law Toolkit for Illinois Employers- How to Protect Your Business From Liability and Comply With State and Federal Employment Laws
  • Arnstein & Lehr LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2016

Starting or running a company is no easy task. Successfully operating a business requires its owners and managers to successfully navigate through a

Federal Precedents Under the DTSA Have Arrived
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2016

While the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA") has only been in effect for a few months, the first wave of cases raising DTSA claims have

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