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In this article, lawyers Daixi Xu and Brent Caslin discuss the importance of venue selection in trade secrets disputes.
“Indeed, the options available in any case start with a fact-dependent jurisdictional analysis that will be particular to the dispute,” the authors write. “But there are a number of common issues that arise in the consideration of venue for most trade secrets disputes, and this article attempts to address them.”
These issues include a venue’s case management sophistication, ability to issue emergency relief, interpretation of the Uniform Trade Secrets and Defend Trade Secrets Acts, and application of differing state laws, among others.