Trade Secret Misappropriation and Employment Contracts
With a hot technology sector and an improving economy all around,
workforce mobility has been on the rise in Silicon Valley, along with
efforts by companies to acquire premium talent from competitors. New
words like "acqui-hire" have even been invented to describe start-up
acquisitions by larger companies that target a start-up's employees,
rather than its businesses.
Warren Wayne of Bird & Bird in London discusses the changing landscape in protecting trade secrets in the US and Europe.