Jeffrey Mordaunt and Joshua SwedlowNovember 14, 2017, 12:16 PM EST
Law360, New York (November 14, 2017, 12:16 PM EST) -- For decades, companies have turned to federal courts to protect valuable business assets. This is especially true for intellectual property assets such as trade secrets. Legal action in this space has expanded over the years, and recent trends have set the foundation for a continual surge in federal trade secret litigation.
From beverage recipes and manufacturing processes, to computer algorithms and customer lists, trade secrets often play a vital role in successful business operations. But exposure of these important assets to an unwanted party can be...