April 21, 2021

Carolyn Luedtke and James Salzmann Examine the Future of the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act’s Pre-Discovery Requirements in Federal Court

Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Carolyn Luedtke and associate James Salzmann published “InteliClear and the Future of CUTSA’s Pre-Discovery Requirements in Federal Court” in the Daily Journal on April 21, 2021. The article discusses federal courts’ various interpretations of Section 2019.210 of the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act (CUTSA) in the context of software developer InteliClear’s dispute with ETC Global Holdings, and how the Ninth Circuit recently enhanced the argument for applying the state statute on the federal level without clearly holding that its application is mandated.

Read the full article here.

Carolyn Luedtke is a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Her practice focuses on complex business litigation, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property matters.

James Salzmann James Salzmann is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on professional liability, government investigations and complex civil litigation, with recent representations including universities, law firms, and museums and cultural institutions.