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Eleventh Circuit Rules That Scraping Publicly Available Data May Constitute Trade Secret Misappropriation

USA - June 9 2020 The Eleventh Circuit recently overturned a magistrate’s conclusion that the public availability of information the defendants scraped from a website…

Steven Grimes, Shannon T. Murphy

Third Circuit Holds That Lawful Possession (Even Without Ownership) Is Enough for Standing to Bring Trade Secret Claims

USA - May 13 2020 The Third Circuit recently upheld a district court’s ruling that lawful possession, as opposed to ownership, was sufficient standing to bring a claim…

Steven Grimes, Shannon T. Murphy

Trade Secret Litigation Report Highlights the Importance of Proactive Protection Measures and Robust Contracts

USA - April 28 2020 Lex Machina released its 2020 Trade Secret Litigation Report in April, in which it summarized data from the past decade and compared it against data…

Steven Grimes, Shannon T. Murphy

CMBS Litigation Redux: The First COVID Crisis Claims

USA - April 7 2020 On March 25, 2020, affiliates of AG Mortgage Investment Trust—a publicly traded mortgage real estate investment trust (mREIT)— sued Royal Bank of…

Joseph L. Motto, James Smith, Thomas G. Weber

Court Rules That Injunction Prohibiting Use of Trade Secret Lasts Only as Long as Employment Contract Provides

USA - April 1 2020 A New Mexico appellate court reversed a permanent injunction restricting a former employee’s use of his former employer’s trade secret information…

Steven Grimes, Shannon T. Murphy