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Is it time to switch gears? Enforceability of automotive company employee confidentiality restrictions
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

Given the large workforces and importance of intellectual property and trade secrets in the automotive industry, automotive companies rely heavily on

Don't define your firm's trade secrets too broadly, says expert
  • Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr PC
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

When employees walk out the door at an energy company, vital trade secrets related to drilling schedules, completion techniques and processes could

Don’t let the door hit you oh, and I have a few questions before you go
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

Regardless of how great you are as an employer, not all of your employees will stick around forever, especially your most valuable employees. If the

EU: trade secrets directive slowly progresses through European Parliament
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • May 8 2015

The EU "Trade Secrets Directive" is gradually making its way through the European Parliament. The Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) has yet to adopt

Hiring from a competitor? Play defense to limit trade secret risk
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

When discussing trade secrets and strategies to protect valuable proprietary information, most companies focus on their outbound risk. In other words

Boston Scientific battles former employees-turned whistleblowers over “trade secrets”
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • August 21 2013

In what will likely be another adverse legal decision for Boston Scientific Corporation's Neuromodulation subsidiary ("BSNC") in its ongoing battle

Protecting company information when employees bail: California alternatives to employee non-compete agreements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2013

How does a California employer prevent its business from walking out the door along with a departing employee? In most jurisdictions, the employer

Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and

Pre-emption under the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 9 2013

There are three important holdings from the recent California Court of Appeal opinion in Angelica Textile Services, Inc. v. Park, 220 Cal. App. 4th

Misappropriation of trade secrets by departing employees or other agents
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

This paper discusses a common business tort: misappropriation of trade secrets by departing employees or other agents