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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


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


POTUS Signs The Defend Trade Secrets Act
  • Lathrop & Gage LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

On May 11, President Barack Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (the "Act") into Law. The Act, which passed overwhelmingly in Congress last


The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: A New Federal Claim for Misappropriation
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

What is Coca-Cola’s secret recipe? How does Thomas’ English Muffins get all those “Nooks & Crannies” in its muffins? And how does Krispy Kreme make


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”


President Signs Defend Trade Secrets Act: Five Must-Know Takeaways for Your Business
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

Today President Obama signed the long-awaited Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) into law, which was passed by Congress on April 27, 2016. An


New Federal Law to Require Immediate Change to Agreements Governing Trade Secrets
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), which is expected to be signed into law this week, includes a provision that will require companies to


“Obama Out? Not So Fast. President Obama Presented With Legislation that Would Create a Federal Civil Remedy for the Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2016

Approximately a month after being passed by the United States Senate, on April 27, 2016, the United States House of Representatives passed the Defend


Congress Authorizes Federal Cause of Action for Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

Last week, the United States House of Representatives passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), a bill that will allow companies to


The DTSA - Creating original federal jurisdiction over trade secret theft
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

On April 4, 2016, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA") which intends to create a federal civil cause of