Articles

Tips for Protecting Trade Secrets in the Face of Remote Workforces, New Technology, and Laid-Off Employees

By Jeremy Cohen, Marcus Mintz, and Erik Weibust – September 28, 2020 | As companies adapt to our rapidly changing circumstances, they may inadvertently place the protection of their trade secrets on the backburner.

Why Companies Must Ensure Their Non-Solicitation Agreements Are Fit for the Social Media Era

By Christopher W. Tackett – September 28, 2020 | When is “friending” a breach of contract?

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Practice Points

Centripetal Networks v. Cisco: A Perspective on Ongoing Royalty Awards for Patent Infringement

By Philip Kline – November 19, 2020 | Since a 2006 Supreme Court ruling, ongoing royalties are one of four ways in which a court can address future infringement.

How to Avoid Potential Trade Secret Claims When Hiring New Employees

By Sarah Horstmann – November 19, 2020 | Tips to guide employers and their counsel though the process of interviewing new employees to confirm they have not retained trade secrets of a former employer.

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Audio

Introduction on Converting Arbitration Awards into Judgments, and Competing Actions to Vacate Awards

Christopher Tackett – February 10, 2020 | In this Sound Advice, Christopher Tackett provides a non-jurisdiction specific refresher/introduction on the general process for converting an arbitration award into a judgment, and provides an overview regarding the potential competing proceedings to vacate an arbitration award.

Gender Diversity With Mediators, Arbitrators and Expert Witnesses

Naomi Berry – January 24, 2019 | This program discusses the gender disparities in use of mediators, arbitrators and expert witnesses and strategies for improvement. (6:50 min)

Three-Day Rule Eliminated for Electronic Service

Make sure to correctly calendar your response deadlines under the most recent edits to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. You no longer get three extra days for electronic service. (3 minutes, 53 seconds)

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