FH2 Alert – New Federal Trade Secret Law Requires Changes to Your Form Agreements

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (the “DTSA”) into law. The DTSA—which went into effect immediately after being signed—creates a new right for trade secret owners to sue under federal law when their trade secrets are misappropriated. But the DTSA also requires an employer to notify its employees (including contractors and consultants) of immunity for certain permitted disclosures of a trade secret in any contract or agreement with the employee that governs the use of trade secrets or other confidential information.

FH2’s Mike Stewart Wins Client Choice Award for Third Time

FH2’s Mike Stewart was named the exclusive 2016 Winner of the International Law Office’s Client Choice Award for the IT & Internet category for Georgia. This marks the third time Mr. Stewart has won the Client Choice Award since 2013. Established in 2005, the Client Choice Awards recognize those partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service they provide. For more information on Mike, his practice and his accomplishments, Click Here.