Auto Cos. Should Take Note Of Recent DTSA Case Law

By attorneys at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP (December 7, 2016, 11:42 AM EST) -- Jason S. McCarter

Robert R.L. Kohse Recent case law under the newly enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 emphasizes the importance of the act to automotive companies interested in protecting their trade secrets.

DTSA Provides for Far-Reaching and Speedy Relief

After overwhelming approval in both the House and Senate, President Barack Obama signed the DTSA into law on May 11, 2016. The act became immediately effective for all misappropriation occurring after enactment. The act provides a uniform, nationwide set of standards for protecting trade secrets, plus a private right of action to sue in federal courts, which have more consistent...

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