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Employer can be found liable for misappropriating an employee’s trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2015

A Chicago federal judge denied summary judgment to an employer alleged to have misappropriated and converted a subordinate's trade secrets. Stevens v


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


ABA annual meeting recap: latest developments in trade secret and non-compete law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2014

In today's competitive marketplace, organizations are prepared to invest time and resources in protecting their trade secrets as it is estimated that


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


Preliminary injunction entered after Texas federal court concludes that ex-employee “inevitably” will disclose his former employer’s trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2014

An employee entered into non-compete and confidentiality agreements with his employer. Following his resignation from that company, he went to work


Inching closer to California: an update on Massachusetts non-compete legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2014

As we have previously reported, in April of this year, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick introduced a sweeping economic growth bill (HB4045) that


Employees strike back against former employer for alleged bogus claim of trade secret misappropriation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2014

A state court issued a preliminary injunction for alleged trade secret misappropriation, but the enjoined parties successfully used post-injunction


Employee’s competition with former employer restricted despite absence of signed non-compete
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2014

The former employer failed to prove that the parties entered into an effective non-compete agreement, and also failed to prove that the ex-employee


Tips for avoiding liability for trade secret misappropriation concerning the hiring and departure of employees
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

As companies face increasing competitive and financial pressures, management is understandably consumed with running the day-to-day operations of the


Bad practices for interviewing competitors’ employees and dealing with departing employees
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

California is a unique jurisdiction because of its public policy against certain employee noncompetition agreements and post-termination restrictions