Key Trade Secret Developments Of 2017: Part 2

Law360 (February 2, 2018, 4:10 PM EST) -- The year 2017 brought significant developments in trade secret law, both in the U.S. and abroad. The federal Defend Trade Secrets Act, signed into law in 2016, continues to be the source of the most significant developments in U.S. trade secret law, as courts and litigants begin to grapple with its interpretation and application. In-house counsel and private practitioners should consider trends that promise to shape further developments in the years ahead.

In part 1 of this two-part series, we highlighted five developments in particular: (1) interpretation of the ex parte seizure provision of the Defend Trade Secrets Act; (2) the...

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