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Pinkerton Tobacco v. Kretek Int’l: Defendant’s Statute of Limitations Argument Goes Up in Smoke

USA - November 7 2022 A Central District of California court recently denied a Defendant’s motion for summary judgment where the defendant argued that the Plaintiff’s…

Trade Secrets Food Fight Spotlights Importance of Comprehensive Agreements

USA - September 30 2022 A judge in the Northern District of Texas recently declined to dismiss a lawsuit, CiCi Enterprises LP et al. V. Mucho Pizza, LLC et al., alleging a…

The Defend Trade Secrets Act and How it Differs from State Trade Secret Laws

USA - August 30 2022 The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) was enacted in 2016. The DTSA allows an owner of a trade secret to sue in federal court when seeking relief for…

NBA Star Zion Williamson Secures Wins on the Basketball Court and in the Courtroom, After Defeating Claims of Trade Secret Misappropriation

USA - August 9 2022 NBA star Zion Williamson has more to celebrate than his recently announced five-year maximum rookie contract extension with the New Orleans Pelicans…

What the DOJ Annual Reports Reveal About Federal Trade Secret and IP Protection Efforts

USA - July 20 2022 Every year since 2009, the United State Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has published a report that details actions the DOJ has taken to implement…

No Non-Compete? No Problem. Texas Court Grants TRO Forcing Former Employees to Stop Working for Competing Business.

USA - July 8 2022 Restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements have been a frequent topic of this blog in recent months, and rightfully so. Non-competes are…

Restrictive Covenants in the First Circuit

USA - June 28 2022 To continue our series on trade secret employee contract clauses, we’ve surveyed the First Circuit for updates to the law relating to restrictive…

Second Circuit Reminds Practitioners That A Plausible Claim for Trade Secret Misappropriation Must Detail the Reasonable Measures Used to Protect the Alleged Secret

USA - June 21 2022 A recent decision by the Second Circuit reminds litigants that a party asserting a trade secret misappropriation claim under the federal Defend Trade…

Restrictive Covenants in the Fifth Circuit

USA - June 16 2022 Restrictive covenants not to compete, or non-compete agreements, are one of a variety of tools companies use to protect their trade secrets and…

California AG Interprets “Inferences” Under CCPA

USA - May 26 2022 The California Office of the Attorney General issued its first opinion interpreting the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on March 10, 2022…