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Winning Trade Secrets Claims: When and How the Preemption Provision of Florida’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act Applies

The Florida Bar Journal
https://www.floridabar.org/the-florida-bar-journal/winning-trade-secrets-claims-when-and-how-the-preemption-provision-of-floridas-uniform-trade-secrets-act-applies/

The theft of trade secrets is estimated to have caused more than $300 billion in losses in 2012. Even more alarming, theft of trade secrets will only rise due to, among other things, industry competition, financial incentive, and the susceptibility of trade secrets to computer hacking. As a result, protecting existing trade secrets is crucial...

Beyond Noncompete Agreements: Using Florida’s Trade Secrets Act to Prevent Former Employees From Disclosing Sensitive Information to Competitors

The Florida Bar Journal
https://www.floridabar.org/the-florida-bar-journal/beyond-noncompete-agreements-using-floridas-trade-secrets-act-to-prevent-former-employees-from-disclosing-sensitive-information-to-competitors/

The problem is a familiar one: A business client calls and informs you that an employee with highly valuable, confidential information has resigned and is going to work for a competitor. The client is afraid that the employee will disclose the information to the competitor. Legal advice and assistance — timely and effective — is...

Annual Reports of Sections and Divisions of The Florida Bar

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Tax Planning for Inbound Licenses of IP: What Is Left After Tax Reform?

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https://www.floridabar.org/the-florida-bar-journal/tax-planning-for-inbound-licenses-of-ip-what-is-left-after-tax-reform/

Intellectual property (IP) rights broadly include, among other items, patents, copyrights, trademarks, know-how, proprietary data, and trade secrets. Although the creator of IP typically retains these rights throughout the life of the IP, in many cases, an owner of IP may want to transfer some or all of its IP rights to a third party...

Trends, Prevention, and Loss Recovery for Victims of Real Estate Wire Fraud and Other Cybercrimes

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https://www.floridabar.org/the-florida-bar-journal/trends-prevention-and-loss-recovery-for-victims-of-real-estate-wire-fraud-and-other-cybercrimes/

With closing just days away, a first-time home buyer receives an email from the closing agent attaching loan documents and wire instructions for his “cash to close.” His lawyer and his real estate agent, who are copied on the email, each respond confirming that these documents are correct and that the buyer should initiate a...

Enjoining Employment Based on “Inevitable” Misappropriation: Yes, No, Maybe So!

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https://www.floridabar.org/the-florida-bar-journal/enjoining-employment-based-on-inevitable-misappropriation/

A key employee resigns and joins a competitor. A confidentiality agreement may have been signed. A noncompete agreement may have been signed. But are they enough? What if misappropriation of the former employer’s trade secrets is “inevitable?” What is misappropriation anyhow? Broadly speaking, misappropriation is acquiring by improper means, disclosing or using someone else’s trade...

Annual Reports of Committees of The Florida Bar 2019-2020

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