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President Obama Signs Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

The federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 was signed into law on May 11, 2016 by President Obama.  A review of the law and its impact on employers can be found here. Continue Reading The post President Obama Signs Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 appeared first on Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Report.
May 11, 2016

Defend Trade Secrets Act Set to Become Law

For the first time, there will be a federal private right of action for misappropriation of trade secrets. The Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), passed by both houses of Congress, is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature and his office has stated it “strongly supports” the legislation. The DTSA will become effective upon … Continue Reading The post Defend Trade Secrets Act Set to Become Law appeared first on Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Report.
April 28, 2016

First Circuit Defines “Solicitation” Broadly

The First Circuit Court of Appeals issued its most significant decision to date on non-solicitation provisions in restrictive covenants by upholding a preliminary injunction in Corporate Technologies, Inc. v. Harnett, No. 13-1706 (August 23, 2013). The court affirmed a decision from the District of Massachusetts granting a preliminary injunction to an employer whose former employee used … Continue reading First Circuit Defines “Solicitation” Broadly
September 25, 2013

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