By Randall Kahnke, Kerry Bundy and Lauren Linderman (December 17, 2021, 4:21 PM EST) -- The year 2021 brought significant developments in trade secret law.
In part one of this two-part series, we highlight five developments in particular:
1. The U.S. Supreme Court's resolution of a circuit split on the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, narrowing the scope of conduct covered by the statute;
2. The federal government's steps toward curbing the use of noncompetition agreements;
3. A California court's guidance on the viability of a threatened misappropriation theory;
4. An Illinois federal court's analysis of the heavy burden faced by a trade secret defendant requesting dismissal on forum non conveniens grounds in...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!