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Epstein Becker & Green
On September 19, 2018, the New York Attorney General ("NYAG") released a Frequently Asked Questions document ("FAQ") regarding non-compete agreements in New York.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In August, Massachusetts became the 49th state to sign into law its version of a Uniform Trade Secrets Act (MUTSA).
Venable LLP
Many will be surprised to learn that a company may need to advance attorney's fees to a former director or officer being sued by the company for theft of trade secrets or other misconduct while serving as an officer or director.
Venable LLP
Last month, a tech giant (IBM) sued one of its former executives who went to work for another tech giant (Microsoft), alleging that she breached her non-compete agreement and misappropriated trade secrets.
Epstein Becker & Green
Effective as of October 1, 2018, Massachusetts will become the 49th state to adopt a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act ...
Perkins Coie LLP
In early January 2017, just weeks before Donald Trump was to take the helm as the President of the United States, we assessed the government's efforts to protect against the persistent financial and strategic threat ...
Orrick
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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Carlton Fields
The district court quashed the subpoena.
Mintz
On October 1, 2018, Massachusetts will become the 49th state to adopt a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act (M.G.L. c. 149 § 24L) applies to employee noncompetition agreements entered into on or after October 1, 2018.
Littler Mendelson
The recently-enacted Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act ("Act") provides a roadmap for employers to follow to ensure enforcement of noncompetition agreements...
Orrick
Just two days after TSW's inaugural post, we brought you news of Texas becoming the 48th state to enact some form of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA).
McDermott Will & Emery
Despite affirming the ruling in favor of Indigo, the Court nonetheless affirmed the district court and denied Indigo's request for attorneys' fees under the TTLA.
Holland & Knight
The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) provides for remedies in the form of damages, an injunction, and fees. 18 U.S.C. § 1836(b)(3).
Ford & Harrison LLP
Pennsylvania is entertaining legislation to ban all non-compete covenants.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
When employees leave a company—whether it is due to a voluntary or involuntary separation—their former employers may worry about the security of the company's confidential information and trade secrets.
McDermott Will & Emery
This led Experian to conclude that the data had been stolen from it, and Experian filed a lawsuit against Nationwide for copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation in Arizona district court.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
There has been a flurry of activity on Beacon Hill in recent years concerning the law of post-employment restrictive covenants in Massachusetts, where common law has for well over a century favored the enforcement...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The statute is intending to govern non-compete agreements only, and the language of the statute explicitly exempts certain other related types of agreements from its coverage.
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Perkins Coie LLP
In early January 2017, just weeks before Donald Trump was to take the helm as the President of the United States, we assessed the government's efforts to protect against the persistent financial and strategic threat ...
McDermott Will & Emery
This led Experian to conclude that the data had been stolen from it, and Experian filed a lawsuit against Nationwide for copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation in Arizona district court.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As a special feature of our blog—guest postings by experts, clients, and other professionals—please enjoy this blog entry from Donal O'Connell, Managing Director of Chawton Innovation Services Ltd.
Holland & Knight
New Massachusetts laws govern the protection of trade secrets and the enforceability of noncompete agreements.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act (M.G.L. c. 149 § 24L) applies to employee noncompetition agreements entered into on or after October 1, 2018.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
When employees leave a company—whether it is due to a voluntary or involuntary separation—their former employers may worry about the security of the company's confidential information and trade secrets.
Holland & Knight
Confidentiality agreements or nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) in the workplace have recently been receiving more — and sometimes negative — attention.
Orrick
In a testament to the wide breadth of potential trade secret protection to any number of industries, a court in the Western District of Washington denied a 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss Seattle Sperm Bank's (SSB) DTSA and Washington Uniform Trade Secrets Act claims against its prior employees who set up a competing company, Cryobank America.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The statute is intending to govern non-compete agreements only, and the language of the statute explicitly exempts certain other related types of agreements from its coverage.
Holland & Knight
The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) provides for remedies in the form of damages, an injunction, and fees. 18 U.S.C. § 1836(b)(3).
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