There are indeed limits to the reach of the anti-SLAPP statute, particularly in the trade secret context. In West Hills Research and Development, Inc. v. Terrence M. Wyles, a California appellate court ruled that engaging in activity to set up a competing business is not protected activity under the anti-SLAPP statute.
Summary of the Case
West Hills, a medical … Continue Reading
Where a freely negotiated contract between two sophisticated companies included a provision barring an award of monetary relief for breach of contract, the court will enforce the provision as written and award no economic damages. CH2O, Inc. v. Meras Engineering, Inc., No. 45728-8-II (Wash. App. Court, July 21, 2015) (unpublished opinion).
Status of the Case
A non-exclusive distributorship agreement … Continue Reading
Webinar: Hot Topics in Trade Secret Law
Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PT
Presented by the Trade Secrets Interest Group of The Intellectual Property Law Section of The State Bar of California
Robert B. Milligan, partner of Seyfarth’s Litigation department and co-chair of the firm’s Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes practice group, is a panelist … Continue Reading