Trade Secret Attorneys Discuss Latest Issues in Trade Secret Litigation in Corporate Disputes Magazine

28 11 2014

On October 1, 2014, Michael D. Wexler and Robert B. Milligan, partners and co-chairs of Seyfarth Shaw’s Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes practice group participated in a Q&A mini-roundtable from Corporate Disputes Magazine on current trends in trade secret disputes and the steps companies can take to reduce these disputes.  Below are fielded questions from the Seyfarth Shaw Reprint of Corporate Disputes Magazine, OCT-DEC Issue. We hope you find this informative.

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Congress Is Considering A New Federal Trade Secret Law. Why? (Forbes Cross-Post)

27 11 2014

[Two brief introductory notes: (1) the trade secret bills have been dormant in Congress pending the November elections, but don't rule out the possibility of them roaring back immediately thereafter, and (2) I have uploaded an expanded version of this post, with extensive citations, to SSRN, so you might prefer reading that version.]

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Scott Schaefers Discussing Employee Social Media Privacy – How Employers Can Strike the Necessary Balance

21 04 2014


On April 16th, Scott Schaefers spoke with LexBlog’s Colin O’Keefe in a live online interview about what employers need to know about the social networking privacy legislation passed by thirteen states in the last two years.  Scott discussed Seyfarth’s soon-to-be-published survey of that legislation, as well as some ideas of what employers can do to protect its proprietary assets.

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Massachusetts Governor Proposes Sweeping Legislation Banning Non-Compete Agreements

21 04 2014

By Katherine E. Perrelli, Dawn Mertineit and Erik W. Weibust

Last week, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick proposed sweeping legislation that would eliminate employee non-compete agreements in Massachusetts.

Eliminating All Employee Non-Competes in Massachusetts

 

Adoption of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act

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Judge Shows Compassion Toward Law Firm for Apple Leak

4 02 2014

A federal judge showed leniency toward law firm Quinn Emanuel for an evidence leak that allowed its client, Samsung, to get its hands on a confidential license agreement between two rivals, Apple and Nokia.

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