Getting US Trade Secret Evidence Into Chinese Courts

Law360, New York (February 23, 2016, 10:19 AM EST) -- U.S. companies often use trade secrets as a valuable and indispensable method of protecting their proprietary information. But with a growing dependence on trade secrets by U.S. companies both at home and abroad comes a growing threat of trade secret misappropriation that can involve foreign jurisdictions. And an unfortunate scenario is reoccurring, where an employee suddenly quits a company and takes the company’s trade secrets to a competitor overseas, with China being a common destination.

To address this misappropriation and be compensated for the damage caused, a party should consider whether to institute proceedings for trade secret misappropriation in the U.S....

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