trade secret theft

In a major win for the American innovative economy, the U.S. Senate on Monday unanimously passed S. 1890, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), 87-0. The bill stands a good chance of getting enacted into law, which would be a significant milestone for intellectual property protection particularly in this election year.

Trade secrets are increasingly

We have written recently about the ongoing effort in Congress to create a federal civil remedy for trade secret misappropriation.  Last week, James Nurton, the Managing Editor of Managing IP, wrote a story with the heading: “Trade Secrets Get Sexy.”  Mr. Nurton discusses how efforts to harmonize, and elevate the importance of, trade

Trade secrets are an increasingly valuable asset to America’s most innovative companies- a critical form of intellectual property that contributes not only to a company’s competitive edge, but also the global competitiveness of the U.S. economy.  Trade secrets are commercially valuable information not generally known or readily ascertainable to the public by proper means that