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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


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


Oil-And-Gas Services Companies Argue Over Trial Court’s Authority to Exclude Corporate Representatives Under New Texas Trade Secret Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2016

On January 13, before the Texas Supreme Court, two major oil-and-gas-services companies disputed whether Texas's new trade secret laws require a


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


“Reasonable suspicion” of trade secret misappropriation isn’t always enough
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2015

Though an employer may be eager to bring a trade secret claim against former employees as soon as possible, filing suit before properly vetting the


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


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


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


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


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