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Fifth Circuit Affirms $15 Million Trade Secret Award

USA - October 13 2016 On September 7, 2016, the Fifth Circuit in GlobeRanger Corp. v. Software AG affirmed a $15 million judgment in a trade secret case. Although much of…

Natalie L. Arbaugh.

President Signs Defend Trade Secrets Act: Five Must-Know Takeaways for Your Business

USA - May 11 2016 Today President Obama signed the long-awaited Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) into law, which was passed by Congress on April 27, 2016. An…

Natalie L. Arbaugh.

One Step Closer to a Federal Private Cause of Action for Trade Secret Misappropriation: The Defend Trade Secrets Act

USA - February 9 2016 I have written in the past about efforts by Congress to create federal protection for trade secret violations, and today I write about the latest news…

Transactional attorneys: so you think your work product is protected? Think twice.

USA - August 5 2015 As attorneys - whether in litigation or transactions - we tend to assume most of our work will be protected from disclosure in litigation…

Inventors rejoice: protecting ideas using trade secret law rather than the patent system

USA - July 8 2014 How many times have you heard this story before (as for us, too many times)—John Doe Inventor conceives of a great idea, but decides for many reasons…

Stephen E. Fox.