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A Dubious Decision: Eleventh Circuit Finds Scraping of Data from a Public Website Can Constitute Theft of Trade Secrets (Part I)

This article was first published in IPWatchdog.com on July 2, 2020.https://www.ipwatchdog.com/ “Surely, this is not the first instance in which bots were used to scrape publicly available information from a website. Yet the Eleventh Circuit failed to provide any support for its conclusion…. If support existed for the court’s legal analysis and conclusion, it undoubtedly…

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Are Machines “Agents” for Purposes of the Patent Venue Statute? (Part II)

This article was originally published in IPWatchdog.com “As technology evolves, and especially as artificial intelligence becomes smarter, plaintiffs will present new and creative arguments that the defendants have established a ‘regular place of business’ in a certain jurisdiction.” Part I of this article provided an overview of the Federal Circuit’s understanding of the patent venue…

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Release 29 to Intellectual Property and Computer Crimes

Peter Toren | Experienced Intellectual Property Lawyer

Law Journal Press just published Release 29 to my book Intellectual Property and Computer Crimes. The Release addresses developments involving the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), including cases where courts have held that pre-enactment DTSA allegations of a misappropriation of a trade secret coupled with post-enactment continued use are sufficient to sustain a claim…

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