A recent decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals highlights the well-established legal maxim that “when a party enters into a signed, written contract, that party is presumed to understand and assent to its terms.”
In ADP v. Lynch and Halpin, No. » Read More
On January 9, 2012, New Jersey joined 46 other states and the District of Columbia by adopting a new law modeled on the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. The Act extends statutory protection against the misappropriation of trade secrets.
Under the Act, “misappropriation” means either (1) the acquisition of a trade secret of another by a person who knows or has reason to know that the trade secret was acquired by improper means or (2) disclosure of a trade secret without the consent of the owner of the trade secret. » Read More