Trade Secrets Trends

Trade Secrets Trends

Analysis and commentary on the latest developments in trade secrets protection, disputes, and enforcement

Christine Hawes

Christine Hawes Christine B. Hawes is a counsel in Crowell & Moring's Labor & Employment Group. Christine's practice focuses on litigation of individual and class actions arising in all areas of labor and employment law, including: Fair Labor Standards Act and state law wage-and-hour statutes Title VII and state anti-discrimination laws Americans with Disabilities Act Family and Medical Leave Act and related state statutes Federal and state whistleblower statutes, including the False Claims Act Alleged wrongful termination Non-competition agreements and other employee contracts Misappropriation of trade secrets claims

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ProLogic Drops $25M Trade Secrets Lawsuit Against Clients of Crowell & Moring

Posted in Non-Competes, U.S. Litigation
Last week, ProLogic, Inc. (ProLogic) voluntarily dismissed — without a settlement — the last of the claims remaining in its lawsuit against Aquarian Systems, Inc. (Aquarian) and two former employees who became employees of Aquarian. A team of Crowell & Moring lawyers successfully represented Aquarian and, after the claims against Aquarian were dismissed by ProLogic in May,… Continue Reading

Top 10 Trade Secrets Decisions of 2013

Posted in Cyberhacking, Data Protection
With the ability to move large volumes of information electronically very quickly, the threats from cyber intrusions, joint development partners, and rogue employees are more significant every day. Dollars lost due to trade secret theft tally in the tens if not hundreds of millions annually. President Obama in his State of the Union address warned of the… Continue Reading