Joshua Rich

Joshua Rich

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

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Another Aleynikov Trade Secrets Case Ends with Narrower Statute

In 2009, Sergey Aleynikov was a computer programmer employed by Goldman Sachs to write high-frequency trading code. He accepted an offer to join a new Chicago-based company, Teza Technologies. Before he left Goldman Sachs,...more

7/7/2015 - Aleynikov Convictions Criminal Prosecution Double Jeopardy EEA Ex Post Facto Clause FBI Foreign Commerce Goldman Sachs High Frequency Trading Intellectual Property Protection Interstate Commerce Misappropriation Source Code Trade Secrets US v Aleynikov Vacated

Anticipating a Federal Trade Secret Law

Unlike patents and copyrights, trade secrets have historically been protected primarily under state law rather than federal law. That long history may soon change, as bills to create a federal cause of action for trade secret...more

11/24/2014 - Interstate Commerce Misappropriation Pending Legislation Trade Secrets

MBHB Snippets: Review of Developments in Intellectual Property Law - Spring 2013 - Volume 11, Issue 2: Obama Administration...

Since President Obama entered the White House in 2009, his administration has undertaken a number of steps toward stricter policing of international trade secret misappropriation. Those efforts reached a turning point early...more

5/16/2013 - China Economic Espionage Act IPEC Misappropriation Trade Secrets

MBHB Snippets: Review of Developments in Intellectual Property Law - Spring 2013 - Volume 11, Issue 2

In This Issue: Comments on New AIA Rules; Implementing the New Micro Entity Status at the U.S. Patent Office; Obama Administration Focuses on Chinese Trade Secret Misappropriation; and Tiffany & Co. v. Costco Wholesale...more

5/13/2013 - America Invents Act China Costco Fees First-to-File Generic Inventors Micro Entity Status Misappropriation Patent Reform Patents Tiffany and Company Trade Secrets Trademarks USPTO

Obama Administration Solicits Public Help in Preventing Foreign Trade Secret Theft

On Tuesday, the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Victoria Espinel, published a notice in the Federal Register "requesting any recommendations for legislative changes that would enhance enforcement against,...more

3/22/2013 - Barack Obama China Cybersecurity Cybertheft EEA Misappropriation Theft Trade Secrets

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