Tag Archives: IP Litigation

Washington Court of Appeals Affirms That “Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine” Still an Open Question, but UTSA Does Not Preempt All Common Law Claims

In an opinion published on August 22, 2018, but filed earlier on June 25, 2018, the Washington Court of Appeals reversed summary judgment in favor of the employer and remanded for trial on the merits of a trade secrets dispute. The opinion dealt with two controversial issues in trade secret law—the “inevitable disclosure” doctrine and … Continue Reading

We Built This City on…False Advertising?

Fifty years ago, it was the “Summer of Love” in San Francisco, with Jefferson Airplane’s 1967 album “Surrealistic Pillow” providing the soundtrack. My how times have changed! Earlier this week, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California came out with its initial decision in Chaquico v. Freiberg, which involves the latest … Continue Reading
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