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THE DEFEND TRADE SECRETS ACT

The misappropriation of a trade secret may now be enforced in the federal courts. On May 11th President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016. Previously, entities seeking relief for the misappropriation of their trade secrets had to … Continue reading

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Protecting Your I.P. While Doing Business in China

Because it may be the most cost-effective place for your business to have products manufactured with a satisfactory level of craftsmanship, you may want to do business with a Chinese supplier. If so, here are some suggestions on how you … Continue reading

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When You Should Call A Lawyer

You wake up one morning after a thunderstorm-filled night to find your driveway filled with roofing shingles, the problem being they’re from your roof and you didn’t order them. You don’t think twice …you call a roofer. You turn on … Continue reading

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DIGITAL ESTATE PLANNING

Google yourself and you never know what you may find. According to My Life I live where I haven’t lived for two years, worked as a manager for a client for which I only provided brief representation and spent 2012 … Continue reading

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PROTECTING YOUR I.P. WHILE ABROAD

In my prior blog posts I have written about the importance of protecting your intellectual property. In the case of a useful process, machine, article of manufacture or composition of matter, protection might involve obtaining a patent. In the case … Continue reading

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PROTECTING YOUR TRADE SECRETS-A LESSON

In an earlier posting entitled “Minding Your Own Business Or Keeping Your Trade Secrets Secret” I discussed various measures that an entity can take to maintain the confidentiality and the value of its trade secrets. The Illinois Trade Secrets Act … Continue reading

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