The explosion of cloud computing has provided companies with many technological benefits; but with those well recognized benefits, there are incumbent risks to valuable company data, including prized trade secrets. Companies utilizing cloud computing must employ effective measures to protect and secure their intellectual property. Sensible executives will seek advice from competent counsel to ensure that the cost savings and … Continue Reading
There is wiener controversy brewing, but this one does not involve Twitter™ or a Representative from New York. Rather, this dust up concerns a Chicago hot dog dynasty and allegations of misappropriated trade secrets, false advertising, unfair competition, and trademark infringement.
On June 21, 2011, District Court Judge Sharon Coleman denied Vienna Beef LTD’s motion for a temporary restraining order … Continue Reading
Clarifying the legal principle that an injunction will only be entered if there is no adequate remedy at law, the Ohio Court of Appeals held recently that an award of damages for past trade secret misappropriation is not inconsistent with, and does not preclude granting, injunctive relief to prevent future harm. Litigation Management, Inc. v. Bourgeois, 2011 Ohio 2794 … Continue Reading