Chinese Scientists Accused of Trade Secret Theft in Recent DOJ Indictment

Late last month, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced the indictments of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) scientists Yu Xue and Lucy Xi, as well as three of their associates for trade secrets theft, wire fraud, and conspiracies to commit both crimes.

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New Jersey District Court Allows Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims to Proceed Despite Finding Subsequent Employer Did Not Induce Breach of Restrictive Covenants

New Jersey District Court Allows Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims to Proceed Despite Finding Subsequent Employer Did Not Induce Breach of Restrictive Covenants

The Chief Judge of the District of New Jersey has highlighted the distinction between the proof requirements for interference with a competitor’s restrictive covenants with its former employee and for misappropriation of the competitor’s trade secrets through that employee.

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IP Housekeeping – a Canter Through EU Reforms Coming Your Way During 2016

IP Housekeeping – a Canter Through EU Reforms Coming Your Way During 2016

Here’s a quick “heads up” of what I see as the key reforms of IP laws in the pipeline at the European Union (EU) level that are likely to affect EU regional registrations of IP, as well as the national laws of each and every EU Member State. 

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Countersuit for Trade Secret Misappropriation Impermissible in the Face of FCA Claim Based On Trade Secret, New Jersey Appeals Court Holds

Last week the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey dismissed a lawsuit brought by pipe-maker JM Manufacturing Co. Inc. against former JM quality assurance engineer John Hendrix and his counsel.

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