Here are the noteworthy trade secret, restrictive covenant and cybersecurity posts from the past month or so:

The Defend Trade Secrets Act

  • The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has found that certain deer registry information qualified as a combination trade secret under the DTSA and Oklahoma’s version of the UTSA, as explained by Michael Weil and Tierra Piens for Orrick’s Trade Secrets Watch blog.
  • The issue of whether the DTSA applies to misappropriation that may have taken place prior to the DTSA’s enactment has been one of the more frequent areas of litigation under the DTSA.  Jonathan Shapiro of Epstein Becker has a summary on these cases for Law360.


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Thursday Wrap-Up (June 20, 2013): Noteworthy Trade Secret, Non-Compete and Cybersecurity News from the Web
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Thursday Wrap-Up (May 16, 2013): Noteworthy Trade Secret, Non-Compete and Cybersecurity News from the Web
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Friday Wrap-Up (March 22, 2013): Noteworthy Trade Secret, Non-Compete and Cybersecurity News from the Web
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Friday Wrap-Up (March 15, 2013): Noteworthy Trade Secret, Non-Compete and Cybersecurity News from the Web
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Thursday Wrap-Up (December 20, 2012): Noteworthy Trade Secret, Non-Compete and Cybersecurity News from the Web
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Here are the noteworthy trade secret, non-compete and cybersecurity stories from the past week, as well one or two that I missed over the past couple of weeks:

 
Noteworthy Trade Secret and Non-Compete Posts and Cases: 

  • A California federal jury has ordered Best Buy Co. Inc. to pay $22 million for unjust enrichment after finding