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Two cases: mixed success in getting fees awarded in the NC business court
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

There's nothing better than winning a case or a motion in Court and to then follow that up with an award of attorneys' fees. On that subject, two


An interesting trade secrets case from the business court
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

If you were unsure whether customer information held by your client -- like customer contact information, sales reports, prices and terms books


Confidentiality agreement not enough to protect confidential information
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • January 14 2015

Confidentiality agreements have become routine as a part of conducting business. Parties frequently exchange confidentiality agreements, or sign a


Arizona Supreme Court holds that UTSA does not preempt common law claims for misuse of confidential information that is not a trade secret
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2014

The nineteenth century English jurist Lord Ellenborough once observed that "it is difficult to struggle with the common law." Kerr v. Willan, 171 Eng


Scope of Uniform Trade Secrets Act trimmed by Arizona Supreme Court
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

A recent Opinion issued by the Arizona Supreme Court highlights a noteworthy dichotomy in the way various states interpret the pre-emptive effect of


Not all vice presidents are officers and entitled to corporate indemnification
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 29 2014

Addressing the meaning of the term “officer” in a company’s bylaws, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated a district court’s summary


Sorting laundry: California court reaffirms scope of Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • December 5 2013

Angelica Textile Services, Inc. v. Park, No. D062405 (October 15, 2013): A California Court of Appeal recently held that claims of breach of


New Jersey federal court decision concerning flavor & fragrance formulas presents enforcement conundrum for trade secret owners
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

When an employee trusted with access to trade secret information leaves to join a competitor, many former employers have concerns. Merely warning a


Virtually identical trade secret theft cases result in opposite conclusions: lessons from the Second Circuit's attention to detail
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2013

On August 1, 2013, the Second Circuit affirmed Samarth Agrawal's criminal convictions for violating both the National Stolen Property Act (NSPA) and


Rule 30(b)(6) witness cannot be instructed not to answer questions about a noticed topic
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

Judge Cox granted defendants’ (collectively “Crimson”) motion to compel answers to Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) deposition questions and for sanctions in