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Alabama federal court issues decision regarding measuring the “amount in controversy” when the plaintiff’s state court trade secret misappropriation complaint is silent as to the amount of damages and the defendant removes the case to federal court
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2012

A recent Alabama federal court decision discusses how to determine the “amount in controversy” when a state court trade secret misappropriation case is removed to federal court based on diversity of citizenship, but the complaint is silent as to the amount of damages demanded


Many courts are reluctant to permit parties to redact filed documents, or to file them under seal, even when they contain trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2015

In a patent infringement case pending in a California federal court, the defendant moved for summary judgment. The parties jointly requested leave to


Federal Court Rejects Employer’s Trade Secret and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Claims
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

An ex-employee's former employer sued him for alleged violations of the Kansas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (KUTSA) and the federal Computer Fraud and


Employer can be found liable for misappropriating an employee’s trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2015

A Chicago federal judge denied summary judgment to an employer alleged to have misappropriated and converted a subordinate's trade secrets. Stevens v


Top 10 DevelopmentsHeadlines in Trade Secret, Computer Fraud, and Non-Compete Law in 2015
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2016

Continuing our tradition of presenting annually our thoughts concerning the top 10 developmentsheadlines this past year in trade secret, computer


Federal Circuit reverses lower court’s ruling that plaintiff’s trade secret misappropriation and conspiracy claims were untimely and unprovable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2015

The Federal Circuit recently held that the dismissal of a trade secrets complaint for failure to state a justiciable claim was not warranted merely


Connecticut court has jurisdiction over Canadian defendant charged with misappropriation of Canadian company’s trade secret emails
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2013

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a Connecticut federal court's order dismissing for lack of personal jurisdiction a Connecticut


Preliminary injunction entered after Texas federal court concludes that ex-employee “inevitably” will disclose his former employer’s trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2014

An employee entered into non-compete and confidentiality agreements with his employer. Following his resignation from that company, he went to work


Texas Appellate Court affirms multi-million dollar jury verdict for trade secret misappropriation in gas drilling dispute
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2014

Under Texas law, disclosure of a trade secret to potential investors to enable them to decide whether to invest does not destroy secrecy. Those who


Protected status of trade secrets may be lost by not insisting on confidentiality
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2013

A recent decision of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims highlights the difficulty the owner of trade secrets faces in trying to market products while