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Texas Appellate Court Affirms Injunctive Relief and $2.8 Million Award in Attorney’s Fees Against Former Employee in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2016

A Texas Court of Appeals held on August 22, 2016, that a former employer was entitled to $2.8 million in attorney’s fees against a former employee


Federal Precedents Under the DTSA Have Arrived
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2016

While the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA") has only been in effect for a few months, the first wave of cases raising DTSA claims have


Texas Supreme Court: Company Representative May Be Excluded from Trade Secret Hearing
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

In a clash between two major oil companies, the Texas Supreme Court ruled May 20, 2016 that the recently enacted Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act


Webinar Recap! Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants and the NLRB: Can They Peacefully Coexist?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

We are pleased to announce the webinar "Trade Secrets, Restrictive Covenants and the NLRB: Can They Peacefully Coexist?" is now available as a


Georgia’s Restrictive Covenants Act Turns Five Years Old: Assessing the Impact of Georgia’s Law Five Years On
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

While the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act is garnering a great deal of attention, it's worthwhile to remember that state law remains critically


President Obama Signs the Defend Trade Secrets Act: Tips for Navigating the New Law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

A new federal civil cause of action is now available to trade secrets owners seeking to pursue claims of trade secret misappropriation under the


Despite Evidence That Ex-Employee Violated Customer Non-Solicitation Covenant, Injunction Denied Because No “Irreparable” Harm
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

Touzot was an employee of ROM, a seller of products used in making balsa wood model planes and boats. His employment agreement included a


Leave No E-mail Unturned in Trade Secret and Non-Compete Cases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

A recent verdict in the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia is an excellent reminder of the importance of conducting thorough discovery in


Extensive Training Of Ex-Employee By Former Employer Not Enough For Injunction Against Competition
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2016

Although an employer spent many hours assisting an employee to obtain a real estate appraiser's license, the Tennessee Court of Appeals held recently


Federal Court Rejects Employer’s Trade Secret and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Claims
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

An ex-employee's former employer sued him for alleged violations of the Kansas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (KUTSA) and the federal Computer Fraud and