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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


Failure to require confidentiality agreement dooms misappropriation of trade secrets claim
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

A recent Massachusetts Superior Court (Court) decision serves as a reminder that employers must take affirmative steps to protect information that


Despite Evidence That Ex-Employee Violated Customer Non-Solicitation Covenant, Injunction Denied Because No “Irreparable” Harm
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

Touzot was an employee of ROM, a seller of products used in making balsa wood model planes and boats. His employment agreement included a


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


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


President Obama Signs the Defend Trade Secrets Act: Tips for Navigating the New Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

A new federal civil cause of action is now available to trade secrets owners seeking to pursue claims of trade secret misappropriation under the


Webinar Recap! Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants and the NLRB: Can They Peacefully Coexist?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

We are pleased to announce the webinar "Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants and the NLRB: Can They Peacefully Coexist?" is now available as a


There are many ways to milk a cow and not all are protected trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

A consultant of a company entered into a consulting agreement with a competitor. The scope of his consultancy of the first company involved


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


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