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OOO Brunswick Rail Mgt. v. Sultanov, 2017 WL 67119 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 6, 2017)

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Non-Compete News: Using Defend Trade Secrets Act, California Court Stops Deletion of Misappropriated Confidential Information

FordHarrison LLP • May 31, 2017
Executive Summary: Having just celebrated its one-year anniversary, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) triggered an uptick in federal litigation concerning the fight to protect corporate trade secrets. Though no court has issued the elusive ex parte civil seizure remedy which the Act allows, one recent decision came close. In OOO Brunswick Rail Mgt. v. Sultanov, 2017 WL 67119 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 6, 2017), the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California used the DTSA to bar an individual defendant from accessing or modifying a laptop and cell phone received from his former employer, and to compel non-parties Google and Rackspace to preserve both individual defendants’ web-based email accounts.