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Top 10 DevelopmentsHeadlines in Trade Secret, Computer Fraud, and Non-Compete Law in 2015
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2016

Continuing our tradition of presenting annually our thoughts concerning the top 10 developmentsheadlines this past year in trade secret, computer


Hidden Details: Thoughts on Trade Secrets From the UK
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

As reported recently by Seyfarth Shaw’s lawyers in this very blog, on 13 April the European Parliament will vote on the EU Commission’s proposed


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


Leave No E-mail Unturned in Trade Secret and Non-Compete Cases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

A recent verdict in the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia is an excellent reminder of the importance of conducting thorough discovery in


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


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


Massachusetts federal court grants preliminary injunction absent showing of actual use of a trade secret and potentially expands the “inevitable disclosure” doctrine
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

In an action for misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, and other claims, Judge Hillman of the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts


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


Despite allegations that something fishy was occurring, Kentucky federal district court rules that Texas corporate defendant was not subject to personal jurisdiction in trade secret misappropriation suit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2012

MPI, a Texas company, went to Kentucky and allegedly attempted to hire two Luvata employees, Foster and Meredith


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