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Monday, December 10, 2018

Customer lists may be, but are not necessarily, trade secrets.  In a recent decision by Judge Nazarian of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland, the defendants were found not to be in violation of the Maryland Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“MUTSA”).

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Berenato & White partner John M. White has published another article on  Entitled “Do You Know Why You’re Doing What You’re Doing for Your Clients?”, Mr. White points out flaws in the cookie-cutter approach practiced by many attorneys in connection with preparation and prosecution of patent applications.  Instead, Mr.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Characterizing the declaratory-judgment plaintiff’s use of its MAYSON-DIXON mark as “a classic example of blatant trademark infringement” of the defendant’s MASON-DIXON mark, Chief Judge James K.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 has published “Patent Innovations Create the Future” written by B&W partner John White.  In the article, Mr. White explores how patents portend future technological developments that affect all aspects of our daily lives, and cautions on the dangers faced by companies that fail to innovate and protect those innovations.   The article can be found by clicking on this link:

Friday, October 5, 2018

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Saturday, September 1, 2018

In a case addressing the standards for pleading a cause of action under the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), Chief Judge James K.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Corinne Marie Pouliquen was appointed to the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) Committee for fiscal year 2018-19.  Ms.

Friday, August 10, 2018

In what appears to be the first decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland interpreting the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), Judge Catherine C.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

In a decision involving an employer’s assertion of the Defense of Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) against former employees, the plaintiff Center for Advancing Innovation ("the Center") sought an order for civil seizure of the defendant Bahreini’s electronic devices under the DTSA and injunctive relief.  In

Monday, June 4, 2018

Berenato & White, LLC will participate in the Technology Center 2800 Circuits Customer Partnership Meeting at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).