Amazon Tries to Get Drone Delivery Service Off the Ground in India Before Regulators Notice

By | Plane-ly Spoken Blog | October 22, 2014

Speed is essential to success in the private sector.  Being the first into a market with a good idea can launch a company into an unassailable position, or at least leave competitors with a years-long slog to try to catch up.  Unfortunately, regulators rarely feel the same sense of urgency, and are sometimes surprisingly resistant to pressure and threats from legislators to pick up the pace.

Trade Secrets Cases in the NC Business Court: You Show Me Yours Before I’ll Show You Mine

Trade Secrets Cases in the NC Business Court: You Show Me Yours Before I’ll Show You Mine

There’s a new roadblock for plaintiffs in the Business Court suing over trade secrets.  It was imposed last week by Judge Bledsoe in DSM Dyneema, LLC v. Thagard, 2014 NCBC 50, and it bars the plaintiff from proceeding with discovery until the trade secrets allegedly being misused by the defendant are identified with “sufficient particularity.”