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Four Big Questions to Help You Understand the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act
By William A. Nolan
Almost all businesses have at least some confidential information that would qualify as a trade secret. Read more about how the recently signed into law Defend Trade Secrets Act affects you and your business.
Recent Arbitration Cases Set Limits on Arbitrability of Claims
By Timothy J. Abeska
Learn about recent cases that underscore the importance of making online arbitration provisions conspicuous and to affirmatively require consent, and two other cases addressing arbitration issues.
Indiana Court Addresses a Nuisance Claim Based on the Lawful Operation of a Heating System
By Stephen L. Fink
How does Indiana law define a nuisance? The Indiana Court of Appeals tells us, and says that using one’s land in compliance with the law is not a complete defense.
It’s All Greek to Me: Effectively Managing Foreign Language Documents in Commercial Litigation
By Dennis P. Stolle and Alexander P. Orlowski
Although evidence is required to be in English in federal trials, the international nature of modern commerce often results in foreign language documents that may be of critical importance to jurors hearing a commercial dispute. Learn how to deal with foreign language documents during discovery and the steps you can take to ensure they are effectively presented to the jury and admitted into evidence at trial.
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