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Jones Day partners Randy Kay and Chris Morrison discuss the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

Jones Day partners Randy Kay and Chris Morrison discuss the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

This Emerging Issues video reviews one of the most significant pieces of intellectual property legislation enacted in recent years. Randy Kay and Chris Morrison, partners in Jones Day’s Intellectual Property Practice, discuss the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, which has elevated trade secrets to the level of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and other forms of intellectual property. Randy and Chris discuss the importance of the Act, its new civil seizure remedy, the immunities it grants to individuals, and its discovery considerations and proportionality limitations.

 

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