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Litigation Implications of the New “Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016”

By on June 17, 2016 in Trade Secrets with 0 Comments

On May 11, 2016, Congress signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) into law, creating the first private cause of action for civil trade secret misappropriation (theft or unauthorized use) under federal law.  Federal law already provided a private civil cause of action for 3 of the 4 forms of intellectual property: patent, […]

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