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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


The Third Circuit Addresses the Defend Trade Secrets Act and Appears to Have Applied the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2017

The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) states very clearly that an injunction issued pursuant thereto may not “prevent a person from entering into an


California Federal Court Finds CUTSA Preemption on Unfair Competition Claim in Uber Row
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2017

Uber’s ongoing battle with Waymo in the Northern District of California federal court over technology used in self-driving cars provided another


Illinois Federal Court Allows Inevitable Disclosure Theory in Defend Trade Secrets Act Case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2017

On May 11, 2017, a Northern District of Illinois federal court ruled that a Plaintiff properly alleged misappropriation under both the federal Defend


Texas Legislature Clarifies and Expands the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

On May 19, 2017, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law several amendments to the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“TUTSA”), located in Chapter


Court Allows Plaintiff to Amend Complaint to Add Defend Trade Secrets Act Claim After Discovery Reveals Alleged Continued Misappropriation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

A Northern District of California court recently held a plaintiff could amend its complaint to add a Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) claim when


Trade Secrets May Retain Protections Despite Disclosure to Single Competitor
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

The Ninth Circuit recently held in United States v. Liew that it was not plain error for the district court not to instruct the jury that disclosure


Don’t Forget to Establish Personal Jurisdiction in Defend Trade Secrets Act Cases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

It is well known that 18 U.S.C. 1836, et seq. (the Defend Trade Secrets Act or "DTSA") finally provides a mechanism for pursing trade secret


Second Shot at Anti-SLAPP Motion Fails in Trade Secrets Dispute Involving Former Beer Worker
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

A California federal district court has recently given employers a small victory against former employees who misappropriate trade secrets and assert


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