Tag Archives: Uniform Trade Secrets Act

‘LinkedIn Defense’ Isn’t Necessarily a Slam Dunk

Back in April 2013, when the Texas Legislature was still considering whether to adopt the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (it ultimately passed), I predicted that a sticking point would be the inclusion of “a list of actual or potential customers … Continue reading

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A Ban on Noncompetes? Don’t Expect One in Texas

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has come out in support of banning covenants not to compete, claiming that they stifle innovation and send jobs and entrepreneurs fleeing to other states. He says companies would be protected against trade secret theft if … Continue reading

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Senate Bill Could Encourage More Trade Secret Litigation

A bill that would fundamentally change the nature of trade secret litigation in Texas is quietly working its way through the Texas Legislature as we speak. Senate Bill 953, by Texas Sen. John Carona (R-Dallas), would adopt the Uniform Trade … Continue reading

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