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Litigate Trade Secret Misappropriation Disputes in Chinese Courts

China - June 16 2016 How can trade secret misappropriation disputes be litigated in Chinese courts, despite the system’s lack of US-style discovery tools? Many companies…

Practical Tips: Keeping Trade Secrets Safe During Litigation - Texas Supreme Court Edition

USA - June 3 2016 Last week, the Texas Supreme Court provided its first opinion interpreting the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act in a case involving an issue that…

Can You Keep A Secret? The European Union’s New Directive on Trade Secrets and its Impacts on Whistleblowers

USA - May 27 2016 It is no secret that the European Union’s (“EU”) Directive on Trade Secrets was a long time in the making. The Directive was first proposed in…

Amendment to Federal Criminal Procedural Rule Could Impact Trade Secret Cases

USA - May 19 2016 Much attention, including here at Trade Secrets Watch, has been focused in recent weeks on the Defend Trade Secret Act (“DTSA”), which overwhelmingly…

BREAKING: President Obama Signs Defend Trade Secrets Act Into Law

USA - May 11 2016 This afternoon, as anticipated, President Barack Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act into law, wrapping up a lengthy bipartisan effort to bring…

Trade Secrets and Cloud Services: Is the Sky the Limit?

Germany - May 5 2016 Germany is not only known as one of the best countries for enjoying beer and bratwurst, but it is also known as a country with some of the strictest…

In Biggest Expansion of IP Law in 70 Years, Congress Passes Defend Trade Secrets Act

USA - April 28 2016 Yesterday Congress passed federal trade secrets legislation (the “Defend Trade Secrets Act” or “DTSA”) by an overwhelming 410-2 vote. The Wall Street…

Get Off My Cloud: “BYOC” Workplaces Pose Trade Secrets Risks

USA - April 26 2016 There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about “BYOD” (“Bring Your Own Device”) policies, which are becoming increasingly common in the workplace…

“We’re Not Gonna Take It!” Significant Changes to Japan’s Trade Secret Protection Law

Japan - April 12 2016 After more than a decade of successive incremental statutory and regulatory changes aimed at strengthening trade secret protection of in Japan, Japan…

Walking The § 2019.210 Tightrope

USA - April 11 2016 As a recent ruling from Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal in the Northern District of California demonstrates, plaintiffs must walk a tightrope when…