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How Can I Defend Myself Against a Claim of Misappropriation of Trade Secrets?
Category: Business, Employment, Information Privacy, Security and Data Rights, Intellectual Property, Litigation
How can you defend yourself if you are accused of misappropriation of trade secrets? This is a complex area of the law and there is no one-size-fits-all defense. Developing a strategy to successfully defend against a claim that you have allegedly violated trade secret laws involves careful inquiry…
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What is the Statute of Limitations for a Trade Secrets Claim?
Category: Business, Employment, Information Privacy, Security and Data Rights, Intellectual Property, Litigation
What is the statute of limitations for a trade secrets claim? Three years. The Arkansas Uniform Trade Secrets Act explicitly provides that there is a three-year statute of limitations. The three-year time period begins to run when the misappropriation either is discovered, or, should have been…
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Who Can be Held Accountable for Misappropriation of Trade Secrets?
Category: Business, Employment, Information Privacy, Security and Data Rights, Intellectual Property, Litigation
Who can be held accountable for misappropriation of Trade Secrets? The Arkansas Uniform Trade Secrets Act answers this question, explaining that the following may be liable for trade secret misappropriation: Individuals. Corporations. Business trusts. Estates. Trusts. Partnerships. Associations…
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Insuring Innovation: Protecting Your Organization in the Age of Generative AI
Category: Business, Information Privacy, Security and Data Rights, Intellectual Property, Litigation
The decision to integrate Generative AI (“GAI”) into an organization is one that occupies significant space these days in many corporate board rooms. In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the adoption of GAI technologies holds immense promise for driving innovation, enhancing…
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What do you have to Show to Prove that Someone Misappropriated Trade Secrets?
Category: Business, Employment, Information Privacy, Security and Data Rights, Intellectual Property, Litigation
What must you show to prove that someone misappropriated trade secrets? The Arkansas Uniform Trade Secrets Act provides that misappropriation of trade secrets can be shown in one or more of three ways: acquisition or physical retention, disclosure, or use. First, in order to make a claim for trade…
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