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Curiosity Killed A Motion to Dismiss: A Biotech Company’s Business Negotiations Turns into a Trade Secrets Fight

USA - September 22 2021 In a recent decision, the District Court for the Southern District of California held that despite not having direct evidence of misappropriation, a…

Flying Car Trade Secrets Dispute to Be Heard on the Merits

USA - September 20 2021 As the sci-fi dream of commercialized flying cars seems close to landing in reality, the electronic vertical takeoff and landing (“eVTOL”) industry is…

Illinois Law Imposes New Restrictions on Non-Compete Agreements

USA - August 31 2021 Following a national trend that we previously posted about, Illinois recently passed legislation to further restrict the use of non-compete agreements…

The Economic Value of Nonprofits—Donor and Participant Lists

USA - June 30 2021 Nonprofit organizations rely heavily on funding from donations, gifts, and the like to make an impact in the communities they serve. Such resources…

The Third Circuit Clarifies DTSA Pleading Requirements, While Vacating Dismissal

USA - June 22 2021 On June 8, 2021, the Third Circuit clarified the requirements for making a trade secret misappropriation claim under the Defend Trade Secrets Act…

MENA Trade Secrets Law Review: Qatar

Qatar - June 21 2021 The following review of Qatar’s trade secrets laws continues the series of trade secrets law reviews for the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”)…

High-ly Sensitive Information: Use of FDA’s DMF Process to Protect Cannabis Trade Secrets

USA - June 17 2021 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) is strongly encouraging cannabis producers to share information regarding their clinical studies with…

Addressing Wrinkles in California’s Threatened Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Law

USA - June 1 2021 While California law is clear regarding the elements required to establish a misappropriation of trade secrets claim, the law has remained unsettled…

Gathering evidence of trade secret infringement in Belgium: towards discovery-like measures?

Belgium - May 27 2021 Located in the heart of Europe, Belgium is a true hub of logistics and innovation. It is for example home to one of Europe’s largest sea ports (with…

Major League … Misappropriation?

USA - May 24 2021 Bolsinger is still pitching! After a recent dismissal for lack of jurisdiction in California, former Major League Baseball pitcher Michael Bolsinger…