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Sales of $8,000 stemming from trade secret misappropriation results in liability for $1.3 million
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

At a time when an ex-employee's newly created company was subject to an injunction prohibiting misappropriation of his former employer's supposed


An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and


Former Sanofi chemist pleads guilty to extensive trade secret theft
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

On January 17, 2012, Yuan Li, a former research scientist with Sanofi Aventis, pled guilty to one count of violating 18 U.S.C. 1832 (the section of the Economic Espionage Act dealing with commercial economic espionage


Employer’s action for misappropriation of trade secrets against former in-house counsel who engaged in competitive activities not subject to anti-SLAPP motion
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

There are indeed limits to the reach of the anti-SLAPP statute, particularly in the trade secret context. In West Hills Research and Development, Inc


Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2012
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

As part of our annual tradition, here is our list of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law for 2012


Conversion claim for theft of confidential information not preempted by trade secrets act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2013

Can Oregon employers bring conversion claims against employees who misappropriate confidential information without having their claims preempted by


Is your company’s customer list still a trade secret if your company uses labeled delivery trucks?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2013

Does using a labeled truck identifying your company to deliver products to your clients make your client list publicly available? Will doing so


Employees strike back against former employer for alleged bogus claim of trade secret misappropriation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2014

A state court issued a preliminary injunction for alleged trade secret misappropriation, but the enjoined parties successfully used post-injunction


California federal court hammers defendant for destroying evidence in trade secret rift
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2012

A California federal district court judge recently issued a contempt citation and sanction award of $73,000 against a defendant in a trade secret misappropriation dispute for violating a court order to preserve evidence pending a hearing on a temporary restraining order


In a case of first impression, a New York state court requires specific pleading of a trade secret cause of action before proceeding with discovery
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2012

In what has been a growing trend across the country, on April 20, 2012, a New York state court has required that a plaintiff specifically plead its trade secrets in detail before proceeding with discovery