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In Re M-I L.L.C. d/b/a M-I Swaco

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Who Stays in the Courtroom?: the Texas Supreme Court Delivers its First Uniform Trade Secrets Act Opinion

Fisher Phillips • May 25, 2016
Last Friday (May 20), the Texas Supreme Court delivered its first opinion interpreting the Texas Uniform Trade Secret Act.[i] M-I Swaco, an oilfield services company, alleged that a former employee and his current employer, National Oilwell Varco (NOV), misappropriated M-I Swaco’s trade secrets. At the temporary injunction hearing, before M-I Swaco’s witness testified about the trade secret information, M-I Swaco asked the trial judge to exclude NOV’s corporate representative from the courtroom.