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4 Steps To Avoid 'Bet-The-Company' Trade Secret Litigation
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

It’s every inside counsel’s nightmare: realizing that the new piece of litigation that has just landed on their desk has the potential to cripple the


Don’t “Hire” A Lawsuit: A New Employee’s Misappropriation of Trade Secrets May Quickly Become Your Own
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

Companies commonly assume that they will only be sued for trade secret misappropriation if they or someone from their company steal the "secret


A Key Difference Between the DTSA and UTSA: “Continued Misappropriation” Continues to be a Viable Claim
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 3 2017

The Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA"), unapologetically, was modeled after the Uniform Trade Secrets Act ("UTSA") in many respects. For background


Restrictive Covenants Can Swing Both Ways: A 3-Step Plan To Avoiding Legal Risks When Onboarding New Employees
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 31 2017

Employers have been using restrictive covenant agreements - contracts that contain non-compete, customer non-solicitation, employee non-solicitation


Texas' Secret Weapon To Keep Ex-Employees Honest
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 21 2017

Texas employers may be missing out on a little-known strategy that can prove highly effective when dealing with noncompete and trade secret disputes


Securing An Ex Parte Seizure Remedy Under DTSA
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 17 2017

Last year, a new federal statute was passed that should have a profound effect on employers and their businesses the Defend Trade Secret Act. The


A Primer on “Cross-Referencing” the DTSA Whistleblower Immunity Provision Following 4 Simple Steps
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 7 2017

In the spring of 2016, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA” or “Act”) was signed into law providing trade secret owners for the first time a federal


January 2017: The 12 Biggest Labor And Employment Law Stories
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 2 2017

The world of labor and employment law is always evolving at a rapid pace, leading us to summarize a few of the most significant cases from the


Federal Court in California Rules on DTSA’s “Extraordinary” Ex Parte Seizure Remedy
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

When the Defend Trade Secret Act (“DTSA”) was enacted last year, there was much debate on the remedy provision permitting the ex parte seizure of


Choice of Forum and the Parties Matter in Med Device Cases (Particularly in Minnesota)!
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

The medical device industry has seen a litigation boom in recent years in non-compete litigation. A new case out of the District of Minnesota