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Protect Your Business: What You Need to Know About the New Defend Trade Secrets Act

Posted in Trade Secrets and Competition

By Sherry Bragg Businesses at every level – from Fortune 500 companies to solo-inventor enterprises – rely on trade secret protections to safeguard their intellectual property trade secrets. American companies and innovators now have additional protections for their valuable intellectual property assets in the newly enacted federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). This legislation represents… Continue Reading

Upcoming Seminar: Employment Law Update

Posted in Labor Law

2013  – A Year in Review 2014 – An Interesting Year Ahead Summary of Program Join the attorneys from Weintraub Tobin’s Labor and Employment Group as they discuss important legal developments from 2013 and review the complexities of a number of new laws facing employersin 2014.  Sacramento Date:    January 16, 2014 Time:   9:00 a.m. –… Continue Reading

2012 Brings A Whole New Set Of Obligations And Challenges For California Employers – Failure To Comply Could Be Devastating

Posted in Employee Privacy Rights, Employment Contracts and Agreements, FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence, Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations, Wage & Hour

By:       Lizbeth (“Beth”) West, Esq. Governor Brown signed a significant number of bills into law during the 2011/12 legislative term, many of which will have a direct impact on almost every California employer, regardless of size. Many laws impose new obligations on employers and prevent employers from engaging in what they may otherwise thought was previously… Continue Reading

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION EXTENDS DEADLINE TO COMPLY WITH THE “RED FLAGS” IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION RULE

Posted in New Legislation and Regulations

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has just announced that it will delay enforcement of the identity theft “Red Flags Rule” (Rule) until August 1, 2009.   The Rule was discussed previously in Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Tobin & Tobin’s Law Alert Article: Deadline to Have Identity Theft Prevention program Prepared and Implemented is May 1, dated April… Continue Reading