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2016 Trade Secrets Webinar Series Year in Review Released
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2017

Throughout 2016, Seyfarth Shaw’s dedicated Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes Practice Group hosted a series of CLE webinars that addressed


Federal Court Rejects Defend Trade Secrets Act Whistleblower Immunity Defense on a Motion to Dismiss and Orders Employee to Return Stolen Trade Secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

This past Spring, we reported on the recently enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), which provides a new federal civil cause of action to trade


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


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


Growing California trade secret preemption doctrine may thwart efforts to combat employee data theft
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2013

Company information that is sensitive, but may not rise to the level of a trade secret is protectable in California, isn't it? Not necessarily. Some


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


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


2015 Trade Secrets Webinar Series Year in Review
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

The first webinar of the year, led by Michael Wexler, Robert Milligan and Daniel Hart, reviewed noteworthy cases and other legal developments from


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


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