By Michael Baniak and Puya Partow-Navid
Arthur Quiller-Couch formulated seven basic plots for a conflict. Following his formula, every movie and television show can be narrowed down to one of seven basic plots. Although the number of plots may be limited, there are inifinite ways to tell a story. In a town like Hollywood, where everyone seems to have a … Continue Reading
By Robert B. Milligan, Jessica Mendelson, and Daniel Joshua Salinas
Company information that is sensitive, but may not rise to the level of a trade secret is protectable in California, isn’t it?
Not necessarily. Some recent California decisions have significantly limited an employer’s ability to pursue certain claims and remedies based upon the theft of mere confidential or proprietary information … Continue Reading
By Robert Milligan and Grace Chuchla
California federal courts have again said it loud and clear — when analyzing whether or not the enforcement of a forum selection clause within a non-competition agreement is contrary to California public policy, the court will not consider the substantive effects of enforcing the clause. In a recent case out of the Northern District, … Continue Reading