As the year comes to a close, it’s safe to say 2020 was a year unlike any other and full of lessons to be learned from the COVID-19 pandemic to the growing threat to U.S. intellectual property abroad.

A look back on the 10 most read posts from this past year highlights some key developments in trade secret law in 2020:

  1. Non-Compete Agreements and Restrictive Covenants During COVID-19
  2. Is Chinese IP Theft Coming to an End?
  3. ITC Administrative Law Judge Decision Implicates Scope of Trade Secret Protections
  4. Harvard Professor Indicted for Allegedly Lying About Participation in Chinese Talent Recruitment Program
  5. Billion Dollar Trade Secret Misappropriation Lawsuit Against Uber to Move Forward
  6. Faulty Jury Instruction Wipes Out $740 Million Verdict
  7. GEICO Earns Victory at Intersection Between Copyright and Trade Secret Law Covering Source Code
  8. COVID-19 and the Unique Opportunity for Phishing
  9. Prosecutions of Trade Secret Theft by Former Employees in Autonomous Vehicle Development
  10. Taiwanese Semiconductor Pleads Guilty, To Pay $60 Million Fine for Criminal Trade Secret Theft