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The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA): what you need to know
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“DTSA”) into law, thereby creating a new federal civil cause of action

US: New DTSA seizure remedy may be difficult to obtain
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

The new ex-parte seizure remedy created by the Defend Trade Secrets Act contains many hurdles that may prove highly difficult for trade secret owners

US: The Defend Trade Secrets Act - employer notice requirement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 4 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) incentivizes employers to update their employment contracts to give notice to employees of the protections

The DTSA - Creating original federal jurisdiction over trade secret theft
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

On April 4, 2016, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA") which intends to create a federal civil cause of

EU Trade Secrets: breaking news - European parliament passes trade secrets law with wide support: in force across EU by 2018
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 14 2016

Earlier today, the European Parliament voted by a large majority of MEPs (503 to 131) for the enactment of the long-awaited EU Directive on trade

UAE: new companies law and the protection of trade secrets - what has changed?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Arab Emirates, USA
  • November 16 2015

The new UAE Companies law that came into force on 1 July 2015 contains a provision titled "Disclosure of company secrets" (article 369). The UAE

Designs journey to UK Supreme Court again (not a galaxy far, far away this time)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2015

The last time design issues were argued in the UK's highest court (2011) the focus of attention was the Stormtrooper helmet from the iconic Star Wars

U.S. & Japan: Hague a one-stop shop for design registrations?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Japan, USA
  • July 6 2015

In May 2015 the accession of the U.S. and Japan to the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs took effect. These

Germany, Regional Court Düsseldorf: infringement of design rights can be costly!
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • February 18 2015

Recently, the Regional Court Düsseldorf decided on the amount of damages a plaintiff can claim in the case of an infringement of design rights. The

Proving copying in UK copyright and designs cases: no need for mountain climbing
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2014

UK copyright and unregistered Community design rights in a fabric design held not infringed, despite design similarities and Defendant’s access to