The Defense of Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) was signed into law and creates a federal legal scheme for the protection of trade secrets. Previously, protection of this form of intellectual property was solely a matter of state law, unlike patent, trademark and copyright, which have always been matters of federal law. The DTSA has a number of unique provisions, one of which immediately impacts employers who use confidentiality agreements with their employees. Click here to read more.
Mark Nieds, Intellectual Property Attorney
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