An update on DTSA and trade secret damages

June 27, 2018

The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) became law two years ago, bringing a new federal cause of action for companies seeking to protect their trade secrets. Since then, there have been more than 800 DTSA cases filed in federal district courts. News of cybersecurity breaches, a more mobile workforce and improved visibility associated with DTSA cases in federal courts highlight the importance and value of trade secrets.

In this Law360 article, authors Daniel McGavock, Robert Goldman, and Jack Roberts provide a brief update on DTSA cases and discuss two recent cases trade secrets litigators need to be aware of relating to damages.

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