On January 2, 2013, the United States Supreme Court dismissed the petition for writ of certiorari seeking review of the Fourth Circuit’s opinion in WEC Carolina Energy Solutions, LLC v. Miller, 687 F.3d 199 (4th Cir. 2012). With the dismissal of WEC Carolina’s petition, the latest hope for the United States Supreme Court to weigh in on the Circuit split over the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), 18 U.S.C. § 1030, was dashed.
I frequently get forwarded emails by the in-house lawyers for my clients that they received, in turn, from a sales manager in their organization. The emails often go something like this:
Continue reading What To Do When Your Sales Manager Asks: “Can we hire this guy, he has a non-compete with a competitor?”
An employee has left to join a competitor, and a lawsuit has been filed. You are the Assistant General Counsel in charge of Litigation and, in addition with being tasked with securing a favorable outcome, you have also been directed to keep attorney’s fees at an acceptable level. What to do? Here are a few tips:
Continue reading Tips for Minimizing Attorney’s Fees in Non-Compete/Trade Secret Cases
This is the first post in the new Duane Morris Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Blog. In the last few years, there has been an explosion of blogs relating to this area of the law. Why read this one? Here are three good reasons:
Continue reading The New Duane Morris Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Blog (And Why You Should Read THIS Blog)