News, laws and cases concerning trade secrets in South Carolina businesses

Understanding Trade Secrets

Most businesses in today’s competitive climate rely on the talents of its employees. Employees are often undervalued as a company’s asset – that is, until they leave to join a competitor or start their own business, at which time their value is more realistically assessed.  There is no doubt former employees retain information in their [...]

By | January 14th, 2018|Business Litigation, Non-Compete Litigation, trade secrets|Comments Off on Understanding Trade Secrets

What the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 Means For South Carolina Employees

Although there was very little notice by the press or voters, trade secrets lawyers saw a significant development in the law recently.  Last month, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA). The DTSA provides a federal counterpart to the various state laws that already govern trade secret litigation. Currently [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Litigation, trade secrets|Comments Off on What the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 Means For South Carolina Employees