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Insurance Coverage for Trade Secrets Claims

In a competitive industry trade secrets can be incredibly valuable. As a result, when trade secrets are stolen, litigation is common. Customer information, supply-chain strategies, marketing plans: all of these have been the subject of lawsuits, typically driven by a high-level executive leaving one company and joining another. Will insurance cover these kinds of trade … Continue Reading

Oregon Duty to Defend is Very Broad, as Shown in Two New Cases

Two new decisions from federal courts in Oregon demonstrate just how broad an insurance company’s contractual duty to defend its insured truly is.  These decisions should be helpful to policyholders in fighting back against denials of coverage.  Wrongful denials of defense are unfortunately common in Oregon, due to the absence of a meaningful bad faith … Continue Reading
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