A recent Alabama federal court decision discusses how to determine the “amount in controversy” when a state court trade secret misappropriation case is removed to federal court based on diversity of citizenship, but the complaint is silent as to the amount of damages demanded.

In order to place a value on the allegedly misappropriated trade secrets, courts take into account
Continue Reading Alabama Federal Court Issues Decision Regarding Measuring The “Amount In Controversy” When The Plaintiff’s State Court Trade Secret Misappropriation Complaint Is Silent As To The Amount Of Damages And The Defendant Removes The Case To Federal Court