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Wisconsin High Court Affirms High Summary Judgment Bar to Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2017

A recent decision from the Supreme Court of Wisconsin affirmed a trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a defendant accused of conspiring


How to Catch Trade Secret Thieves Who Try to Cover Their Tracks: A Forensic Perspective
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

It was a matter of hours. A simple thing really. Was an email sent at 10:00 a.m. Or at 2:00 p.m.? An entire case hung in the balance; if the email was


An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and


Key Employee Departures and Trade Secret Risk Assessment
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2017

It’s Friday afternoon and the conversation goes a little like this, “Wait, what? They’re leaving? Where are they going? Is there any opportunity to


Top DevelopmentsHeadlines in Trade Secret, Computer Fraud, and Non-Compete Law in 2016
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

Continuing our annual tradition, we present the top developmentsheadlines for 2016 in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law. Please join


Texas Court Holds Mere Possession and Opportunity to Use Trade Secrets is Sufficient for Misappropriation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

The San Antonio Court of Appeals recently held that an applicant for a temporary injunction in a trade-secret-misappropriation case under the Texas


Trading Secrets: A Law Blog on Trade Secrets, Non-Competes, and Computer Fraud
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 7 2017

Continuing our annual tradition, we present the top developmentsheadlines for 2016 in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law. Please join


Jury’s $920 million trade secret misappropriation verdict vacated
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2014

In a stunning per curiam ruling, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals last week vacated a judgment of nearly $1 billion, and a 20-year non-compete


Former Sanofi chemist pleads guilty to extensive trade secret theft
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

On January 17, 2012, Yuan Li, a former research scientist with Sanofi Aventis, pled guilty to one count of violating 18 U.S.C. 1832 (the section of the Economic Espionage Act dealing with commercial economic espionage


Federal Court Rejects Defend Trade Secrets Act Whistleblower Immunity Defense on a Motion to Dismiss and Orders Employee to Return Stolen Trade Secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

This past Spring, we reported on the recently enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), which provides a new federal civil cause of action to trade