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Texas Court Holds Mere Possession and Opportunity to Use Trade Secrets is Sufficient for Misappropriation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

The San Antonio Court of Appeals recently held that an applicant for a temporary injunction in a trade-secret-misappropriation case under the Texas


Second Shot at Anti-SLAPP Motion Fails in Trade Secrets Dispute Involving Former Beer Worker
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

A California federal district court has recently given employers a small victory against former employees who misappropriate trade secrets and assert


Trading Secrets: A Law Blog on Trade Secrets, Non-Competes, and Computer Fraud
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 7 2017

Continuing our annual tradition, we present the top developmentsheadlines for 2016 in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law. Please join


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


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


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


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


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


When “the end” is not “the end”: asserting trade secret claims after the execution of a mutual release
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

In many cases, the execution of a mutual release is often the last step in resolving a trade secret or non-compete case. Typically included in the


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