Greenberg Traurig’s Trade Secret Law Evolution Podcast strives to offer business leaders, in-house counsel, and entrepreneurs an easily digestible and quick analysis of the most current developments in trade secret law. In episodes short enough for a morning commute, host Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Jordan Grotzinger summarizes key cases and trends, providing takeaways on trade secret protection. Each episode will address recent developments occurring since the previous episode, to help you stay current on trade secret law and trends as you work to protect your company’s most valuable assets.
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Episode 49: The Seventh Circuit Addresses Trade Secret Identification and Proof of Misappropriation
In this episode, Jordan and Boston Shareholder Greg Bombard discuss the Seventh Circuit’s recent opinion in a case involving hydraulic actuator technology. The Court of Appeal addressed the critical issue of trade secret identification and analyzed whether the proof of misappropriation in this case was sufficient to survive summary judgment.
Episode 48: The Tenth Circuit Addresses Causation, Exemplary Damages and Attorneys Fees under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act
In this episode, Dallas Shareholder Bina Palnitkar joins Jordan to discuss the Tenth Circuit’s recent decision affirming a judgment in a trade secret case, which analyzes issues of causation, exemplary damages and attorney fee awards under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
Episode 47: The Fine Line Between Lawful Notification and Unlawful Solicitation, and Injunction Specificity
In this episode, shareholder Jennifer Surprenant joins Jordan for a discussion of cases addressing the difference between lawfully notifying others about a new job for a competing business and unlawful solicitation of potential customers or clients. We also address the specificity required for injunctions against trade secret misappropriation, and courts’ differing standards on this issue.
Episode 46: Reconciling Trade Secret Law with Public Records Acts, Trade Secret Identification and Supersession
In this episode, we discuss how one state’s Public Records Act is reconciled with trade secret protections. We also address trade secret identification at pleadings, and a recent decision interpreting the supersession doctrine.
Episode 45: “The Head Follows the Heart” – Building a Case from Suspicion to Seven-Figure Jury Verdict
In this episode, Jordan’s partner Rich McCrea discusses a unique trade secret case from inception to verdict, including methodically developing proof, picking the right jury and trial themes.
Episode 44: Lessons in Proof from a Recent Summary Judgment Case
In this episode, we discuss a grant of summary judgment against a trade secret misappropriation claim, and some important lessons on proving misappropriation and damages.
This podcast is a “must listen” for any entrepreneur or executive working in technology or entertainment.