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Korean LED Manufacturer Prevails in Local Criminal Case against Major Taiwanese Competitor

South Korea - September 8 2020 The world’s second-largest LED manufacturer, Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd (Seoul Semi), announced that the Suwon District Court in South Korea has…

First Circuit Reverses Trade Secret Misappropriation Verdict Even Though Employee Stole Company Information

USA - August 26 2020 On July 21, 2020, the First Circuit reversed a bench trial verdict for trade secret misappropriation after determining that the business reports at…

NY Department of Financial Services Brings First Cybersecurity Enforcement Action

USA - August 13 2020 The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has announced its first enforcement action under New York’s recently effective financial…

Zoho Case Illustrates Need for Rapid Response to Suspected Trade-Secret Theft

USA - August 12 2020 In 2010, two long-time employees of Zoho, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based provider of online business tools, left the company to found…

Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Trade Secret Theft from Ohio Children’s Hospital

China, USA - August 7 2020 Li Chen, a Chinese national and former researcher employed by National Children’s Hospital’s Research Institute in Ohio, pled guilty to conspiring to…

TCPA Litigation in the High Court: Potentially Big Changes Coming for Companies

USA - July 24 2020 The first week of July saw an interesting but relatively low-impact Supreme Court decision for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in Barr v…

EU Court Strikes Down Privacy Shield and Causes Data Transfer Headaches for U.S. Companies

European Union, USA - July 17 2020 In a highly anticipated decision, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) announced a decision in the “Schrems II” case. The court considered legal…

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…

COVID-19: What Companies Need to Know About Teleworking and Cybersecurity Risks

France - May 20 2020 In the context of the COVID-19 health crisis and various lockdown measures across the globe, companies were quick to react and implement teleworking…

China’s First Criminal Case Involving 5G Technology Suggests Broader Scope of Trade Secret Enforcement

China - May 18 2020 Following China’s amendment to the trade secret provisions in its Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL) in April 2019, it has been closely watched…