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Noncompete Update For 2019
This year, we are monitoring several interesting and novel issues in the restrictive covenant context.
United States
11 Apr 2019
The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Newsletter - Fall 2018
Welcome to the second edition of The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Law Newsletter. We are pleased to share our analysis of some key employment trends, in-depth discussions regarding recent developments and what to expect looking forward.
United States
9 Oct 2018
Changing The Competition – Massachusetts Enacts Comprehensive Non-Compete Reform
After nearly a decade of debate, Massachusetts has passed comprehensive legislation limiting the use of noncompetition agreements.
United States
20 Aug 2018
Defend Trade Secrets Act – A Budding Avenue For Trade Secret Enforcement
In June, agriculture giant Monsanto was the first to use the DTSA by filing a federal suit in the Eastern District of Missouri naming one former employee and a number of John and Jane Does as defendants.
United States
19 Aug 2016
Comparing The Defend Trade Secrets Act And The Uniform Trade Secrets Act
As we have previously discussed, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law on May 11, 2016.
United States
24 May 2016
Key Points Of New Federal Legislation: The Defend Trade Secrets Act
The Act provides a federal civil remedy for misappropriation of trade secrets. There is no amount in controversy threshold.
United States
20 May 2016
Balancing Transparency And Secrecy In Class Action Settlements
Companies have the right to protect their trade secrets against public disclosure, while class action members have the right to know the potential value of their claims.
United States
9 May 2016
Full House Passes Defend Trade Secrets Act
On April 27, the full House of Representatives passed the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act ("the Act") by an overwhelming vote of 410-2.
United States
3 May 2016
House Judiciary Committee Passes Defend Trade Secrets Act
Wow, that was fast! We recently blogged about the revised Defend Trade Secrets Act, which passed the Senate on April 4, 2016, by an 87-0 vote.
United States
27 Apr 2016
Epic Verdict In Trade Secrets Case
Last week, a federal jury in Wisconsin awarded almost $1 billion to Epic Systems Corporation in its trade secrets case against Indian consulting company Tata Consulting Services, Ltd.
United States
26 Apr 2016
Defend Trade Secrets Act Close To Becoming Law
On April 4, 2016, the Senate unanimously passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act, bringing a federal civil remedy for trade secret misappropriation one step closer to becoming law.
United States
18 Apr 2016
Obscured By The Cloud? Advanced Instructional Systems And The Scourge Of Online IP Theft
For businesses whose intellectual property is accessible in the cloud, there is the constant threat that that intellectual property will be stolen.
United States
9 Dec 2015
House Establishes Institute To Formalize Its Seven-Year Fight Against Cybercrime
These programs cover a broad range of cybercrimes, including electronic fraud, theft of intellectual property and trade secrets, and even acts of terror.
United States
6 Dec 2015
Sixth Circuit Differentiates Trade Secrets And Confidential Information Under Texas Law
In Orthofix, Inc. v. Hunter, No. 15-3216 (Nov. 17, 2015), Orthofix, Inc., a medical device company, brought suit against Eric Hunter, a former sales representative, for misappropriation of trade secrets...
United States
27 Nov 2015
Chicago Court Hands Out Harsh Sentences For Hedge Fund Trade Secret Theft
"Ben" Pu and Sahil "Sonny" Uppal were sentenced today for stealing trade secrets related to high-frequency trading platforms from Chicago-based hedge fund Citadel.
United States
28 Jan 2015
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