Just five years ago, on May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (the “DTSA”). This important legislation created a new, federal civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation. The DTSA came on the heels of the 2011 America Invents Act (the “AIA”)—the most significant ...More
Over the course of the past year, many trial attorneys in state and federal courts have seen cases effectively stayed by COVID-related delays. COVID hampered in-person discovery and caused courts to re-set jury trial dates. Such disruptions in the timelines of cases are not new to patent litigators, however. Even ...More
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