Pinkerton Tobacco v.  Kretek Int’l: Defendant’s Statute of Limitations Argument Goes Up in Smoke

Pinkerton Tobacco v. Kretek Int’l: Defendant’s Statute of Limitations Argument Goes Up in Smoke

A Central District of California courtroom lately denied a defendant’s movement for abstract judgment the place the defendant argued that the plaintiff’s claims for commerce secret misappropriation had been barred by the relevant statute of limitations. The courtroom decided that

Not All Documents Labeled Confidential Actually Are: Texas Jury Finds M Trade Secret Case Was Brought in Bad Faith |  Seyfarth Shaw

Not All Documents Labeled Confidential Actually Are: Texas Jury Finds $23M Trade Secret Case Was Brought in Bad Faith | Seyfarth Shaw

On May 31, 2023, a Harris County Texas District Court jury found a telecom company acted in bad faith by filing a $23 million trade secret misappropriation lawsuit against a rival where the underlying technology was found to not actually

Illinois Court Requires Express Delineation of Any Non-Employment Consideration for a Restrictive Covenant

Illinois Court Requires Express Delineation of Any Non-Employment Consideration for a Restrictive Covenant

For the last decade, one of the biggest issues in the Illinois noncompete law has been what constitutes adequate consideration for a post-employment restrictive covenant, apart from employment lasting at least two years after the agreement was signed. The “24 …