Recent Posts: Commercial Litigation

  • May 312016

    Third Time's the Charm: Remedies Under the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act

    In this installment of our series detailing the key provisions of the FDTSA, we examine the remedies that the new federal statute gives to Texas businesses whose trade secrets are misappropriated. Damages Under the FDTSA, a trade secret owner may be awarded actual damages, including unjust ...

  • May 172016

    Third Time's the Charm: How the Seizure Provision of the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act Will Operate

    For the past four weeks we have discussed the FDTSA as it moved through Congress. On May 11, 2016, President Obama finally signed the FDTSA into law. One of its most talked about features is the ex parte civil seizure provision, which is unprecedented in the world of trade secrets law, as none of ...

  • May 112016

    Third Time's the Charm: How the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act Will Benefit Texas Companies

    We have previously written about the FDTSA, describing its outline , citing its differences from Texas law and, detailing its Whistleblower protections . Now that the Act is just a Presidential signature away from becoming law, we will look at how the FDTSA will benefit Texas companies. Uniform ...

  • May 102016

    Electronic Discovery, Including Social Media, Preservation and Sanctions

    Our team at Godwin Bowman & Martinez wants to make sure our clients are aware of their rights and options. Learn more about electronic discovery, including social media, preservation, and sanctions. View our slideshow below: