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|California Court Broadly Defines What Information Can Qualify as a Trade Secret|
Koray Bulut, Kurt A. Kappes; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 19, 2014A California appeals court recently explored some of the outer contours of trade secret law, and held that designs and ideas are protectable as trade secrets. In doing so, it affirmed a $5 million judgment awarded to a small Silicon Valley technology company. See Altavion, Inc. v. Konica Minolta...
|3D Printing and Tied Ink: The Federal Circuit Upholds Tying Arrangement|
John J. Elliott, Irving Scher; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014On April 18, 2014, the Federal Circuit ruled that a restriction that required purchasers of one company’s printer to use approved resin - the “ink” - in the high-end physical-object printing market (colloquially known as “3D-printing”) was not an actionable tying...
|The Deterrent Effect of EU Competition Law; Higher Fines and Extended Targets|
Hans Urlus, Emilie van Hasselt; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014Over the past few years, the fact that any “hardcore” cartel activity poses a real threat to the economy and to consumers in the EU has become ever more accepted. However, how to reflect the serious nature of these activities and to ensure that they are detected, deterred, and punished...
|U.S. Sanctions Individuals in Central African Republic|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 21, 2014The White House has issued an Executive Order establishing a new sanctions regime targeting individuals deemed to be contributing to the severe instability in the Central African Republic (CAR). The new sanctions come a month after the U.S. Government’s implementation of a UN arms embargo...
|The GROW AMERICA Act - Paves the Way for Public-Private Partnerships and State Funding for Infrastructure Through Tolling Facilities|
Diane J. Blagman, Jean M. DeLuca, Alais L. M. Griffin, Jamey L. Tesler, David Veator; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014On April 30, 2014, the President sent a $302 billion surface transportation act to Congress, titled the Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerating Mobility, Efficiency and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act (GROW AMERICA Act or the Act). This...
|Recent NLRB Decision Limits Employer's Ability to Restrict Off-Duty Employee Access to its Property|
Charles S. Birenbaum, April L. Weaver; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 12, 2014The National Labor Relations Board’s recent decision in Piedmont Gardens, 360 NLRB No. 100 (2014), restricts an employer’s ability to regulate off-duty employee access to its property.
|Massachusetts Courts Tie the Very Existence of 'Trade Secrets' to Your Business Practices|
Kurt A. Kappes, James P. Ponsetto, David G. Thomas; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014Companies value their trade secrets but must also take “reasonable measures” to keep that information secret in the event the company needs to protect it through the Massachusetts Court System. Failing to do so may render even the most valuable trade secrets unprotectable. Therefore, it...
|FTC Reminds Media to Perform a 'Gut Check' Before Accepting Weight-Loss Advertising|
Justin J. Prochnow; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 9, 2014The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) kicked off the year with a press conference to announce “Operation Failed Resolution,” which was initiated as part of the FTC’s ongoing effort to stop misleading claims for products promoting easy weight loss and slimmer bodies. In addition to...
|CFPB Releases Report Highlighting Mortgage Issues Faced by Older Americans|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014On May 7th, the CFPB released a snapshot report highlighting perceived challenges faced by older Americans regarding their mortgage debt. The report’s analysis, which is based on data gathered from the Census Bureau, the Federal Reserve and consumer complaints received by the CFPB, identified...
|Recent Changes to New York Election Law and Government Ethics Laws to Affect Organizations Involved in Political Advocacy as well as Public Officials|
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer, Steven C. Russo; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 19, 2014, previously published on May 12, 2014Continuing the recent trend, New York State has again enacted changes to New York’s election and government ethics laws in order to “restore public trust” in government. These “reforms,” which are likely to affect advocacy organizations, public officials, candidates,...