Trade Secrets Trends

Trade Secrets Trends

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Category Archives: Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA)

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Keeping it Under Wraps: Protecting, Asserting and Creating Value from Your Trade Secret

Posted in Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), Event
Counsel Anne Elise Herold Li will be speaking at the 2017 BIO International Convention on a panel titled, “Keeping it Under Wraps: Protecting, Asserting and Creating Value from Your Trade Secret” that will begin at 1:45 pm on June 21. The 2017 BIO International Convention will take place June 19 – 22 at the San… Continue Reading

Waymo v. Uber: An Update on the Ongoing Trade Secret Dispute

Posted in Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), U.S. Litigation
Waymo’s recently filed case against Uber continues to unfold with some potentially important developments.  The case, which began in late February when Waymo (which shares a corporate parent with Google) accused Uber of misappropriation of trade secrets under the DTSA, patent infringement, and unfair business practices (covered by this blog here) had three recent decisions… Continue Reading

Trump Administration’s Focus on IP Webinar

Posted in Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), Event, Legislation & Policy
The America Invents Act, the Defend Trade Secrets Act, and recent Court decisions demonstrate the ongoing changes affecting intellectual property. The new Trump administration is expected to continue this trend from the legislative perspective, and is expected that Congress will consider further legislation that may rival the size of the America Invents Act. At the… Continue Reading

The First DTSA Verdict: $500,000 for Misappropriation of a Fig Spread Recipe

Posted in Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), Legislation & Policy, U.S. Litigation
In less than a year from its enactment, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) has now yielded its first jury verdict with a victory for the Florida-based company Dalmatia Import Group, Inc. The center of controversy revolved around a gourmet fig spread made with a secret recipe and process.  The jury returned a $500,000 award… Continue Reading