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KluwerPatentBlog

12 Feb 2016
by Brandi O. Brown

USA, Trade Secrets: Orthofix, Inc. v. Hunter, United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 17 November 2015

A non-disclosure agreement in an employment contract between a medical device maker and a former employee was not an unenforceable non-compete agreement under Texas law, theU.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has decided in a not-for-publication opinion. The district court erroneously concluded that the non-disclosure provision formed a “lifetime non-compete clause” in violation of Texas... Continue reading …
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KluwerCopyrightBlog

10 Feb 2016
by Jan Bernd Nordemann

Linking to illegal content unlawful under copyright law, according to the German BGH

Decision of the German Bundesgerichtshof (“BGH”) of July 9, 2015, file no. I ZR 46/12 (“Die Realitaet II”) The CJEU confirmed in Svensson that linking to content may be a public communication where it reaches a new public. Some issues, however, remained unresolved. One open question is whether linking to illegal content always reaches a... Continue reading …

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