2014 was a transformative year for trade secret law in the U.S. and worldwide, and all signs point to more changes in the year ahead. Faegre Baker Daniels attorneys Randy Kahnke, Kerry Bundy, Ryan Long and Tyler Young authored an article for Law360 in which they gave a year in review of developments over the past year regarding trade secret law.
In part two of their two-part series, the quartet covered five big developments in 2014: expansion of trade secret protection laws abroad, specifically in the European Union; the changing landscape of IP protection in the software industry; the logistics of seeking criminal prosecution for trade Secret thefts; the battle over public disclosure of fracking trade secrets; and increased litigation surrounding trade secret law and social media.
(Note: This is Part Two of a two-part series. To view Part Two, click the link below. To view Part One, click here.)