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Kazim Naqvi is an associate in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups in the firm's Century City office. He is also a member of…

Kazim Naqvi is an associate in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups in the firm's Century City office. He is also a member of the firm’s Trade Secrets Team.

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Litigators know it is generally not easy to recover attorneys’ fees in defense of a trade secret misappropriation action. The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) permits a court to “award reasonable attorneys’  fees” to the defendant when a claim of misappropriation  is “made in bad faith,” which “may be established by circumstantial evidence.”[1] But what exactly does bad faith mean and what is the threshold?
Continue Reading A High Mountain to Climb: Filing DTSA Claims Without any Evidence is Not Enough to Meet “Bad Faith” Standard for Awarding Attorneys’ Fees to Opponent

About

Kazim Naqvi is an associate in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups in the firm's Century City office. He is also a member of…

Kazim Naqvi is an associate in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups in the firm's Century City office. He is also a member of the firm’s Trade Secrets Team.

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