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Michael J. Betts LLC Client Receives Jury Verdict in Trade Secrets Case
Michael J. Betts

A ten-day jury trial in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania culminated in a jury verdict in favor of our client, upholding our client’s fudge-making formula as a legally protectable trade secret and awarding damages in the amount of $237,706 against the defendants for trade secret misappropriation and unjust enrichment.…

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The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act — Emerging Case Law in the Third Circuit
Michael J. Betts LLC

The federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) was enacted by Congress in May 2016 to provide, for the first time, a federal statutory claim for misappropriation of trade secrets. 18 U.S.C. §§ 1831, et seq. Until the DTSA became effective, claims of trade secret misappropriation were litigated exclusively in state courts under state trade secret…

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