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Fifth Circuit Holds Louisiana Uniform Trade Secret Act Does Not Preempt Conversion Claim for Non-Trade Secret Confidential Information
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2018

In a recent opinion, the Fifth Circuit held that the preemption provision of the Louisiana Uniform Trade Secret Act (LUTSA) does not preempt a claim


5th Circuit Provides Guidance on the Scope of Louisiana Uniform Trade Secrets Act’s Preemption Provision
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2018

It is well known that courts interpreting their respective states’ versions of the Uniform Trade Secret Act (“UTSA”) have not uniformly applied UTSA’s


First Amendment Challenge to New Orleans Mural Regulations Moves Forward
  • Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC
  • USA
  • November 4 2018

In October, a federal district court in Louisiana denied the City of New Orleans’s motion to dismiss a claim filed by an individual challenging the


Preliminary Injunction Entered Against Louisiana Anti-Nudity Statute in First Amendment Case
  • Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC
  • USA
  • October 31 2018

Last month, the federal Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit invalidated a Louisiana statute prohibiting nude erotic dancing by 18 to 21-year-old


Court Confirms Louisiana Anti-Discrimination Statute, Not Tort Law, Provides the Exclusive Basis for Employment Discrimination Claim
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

Plaintiffs have attempted a number of creative avenues to avoid the procedural and substantive limitations set forth under the Louisiana Employment


New Orleans Charter School Operator Ordered to Bargain with Union
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a New Orleans charter school was not a "political subdivision" exempt from the National Labor


Louisiana Gallonage Tax on Dealers a Permissible Occupational License Tax
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2018

In Beer Industry League of La. V. City of New Orleans, the court held that a state gallonage tax levied on dealers who handled beverages with


Louisiana Broadens Vapor Laws’ Reach to Include Non-Nicotine Products
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2018

Louisiana has redefined “vapor products” to include nicotine and non-nicotine products. The law became effective on May 30, 2018 when Governor John


Louisiana to Robocallers: You’ll Regret Those Calls, if We Catch You
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2018

Aug. 1, 2018, saw the debut of a new law in Louisiana that takes dead aim at robocalls. Introduced in March 2018, the new law is a big ramp-up of


Open Meeting Requirements to Change Under Act 486 Amendments
  • Adams and Reese LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2018

Louisiana’s Act 486 of 2018, effective August 1, 2018, changes state open meeting notification requirements when such meetings involve action on