All Claims of Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Defeated


Emanuel, et al. v. Kautz

In The News | November 21, 2017

The Fulton County Daily Report published an overview of the court’s opinion of Zahra Karinshak’s case, Emanuel, et al. v. Kautz, November 21, 2017.

Trade Secrets Mediation

Presentations | November 20, 2017

Jeff Horst presented “Trade Secret Mediation” to the IP and Dispute Resolution Sections of the Georgia State Bar, on November 8, 2017.

How to lose an injunction in Georgia federal court against employees who took your information

Client Resources | November 14, 2017

It’s a common scenario: An employer requires employees to sign non-competes, confidentiality and non-solicitation agreements.  A sales employee leaves for a job with a competitor.  Before leaving, the employee takes files—perhaps by emailing files to a personal email address or by copying files to a flash drive.  The old employer investigates the employee’s computer and […]

Sale of Georgia Class B COAM Businesses

Representative Transactions | November 3, 2017

Michael Karamat represented multiple sellers in connection with the sale of Georgia Class B COAM businesses to Lucky Bucks, LLC a subsidiary of Quantum International Income Corp., a publicly traded investment company which trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Read the press releases for each sale below: Fun Games Triple 7’s and Lucky Star American Amusements […]

The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Year One

Publications | November 3, 2017

Jeff Horst, Michael Boutros and Cameron Ellis co-authored “The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Year One” for the Fall 2017 edition of Paradigm Magazine.

Krevolin & Horst, LLC named to Best Lawyers® 2018 “Best Law Firms” list

Uncategorized | November 3, 2017

Krevolin & Horst, LLC is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Best Lawyers® 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm is honored to receive a Tier 1 ranking in Commercial Litigation, Tier 2 in Arbitration and Tier 3 ranking in Real Estate Law for Metropolitan Atlanta. Jeff Horst was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America […]

UPS Involved in Tough Trade Secrets Suit in Georgia

Client Resources | October 25, 2017

Earlier this month, UPS brought a trade secrets case in Georgia federal court.  UPS alleges that 5 unknown people—at least some of whom are UPS pilots—distributed a strategic PowerPoint presentation meant for senior UPS executives on the internet. These actions, UPS alleges, violated both the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the Georgia Trade Secrets Act.  […]

Is Georgia law really so friendly to non-competes?

Client Resources | October 25, 2017

Many employers and employees are aware that Georgia’s law on non-competes[1] has changed.  Most view that change—the 2011 Georgia Restrictive Covenants Act, which we’ll call the “Act”—as making non-competes easier to enforce in Georgia.[2] Indeed, making enforcement easier was the legislature’s intent in passing the Act.[3] But is enforcement easier? Two 2017 decisions under the […]

Trade Secret Litigation

Publications | September 18, 2017

Jeff Horst, Michael Boutros and Cameron Ellis co-authored “Trade Secret Litigation”, a chapter in the Daily Report’s 2018 Edition of Georgia Business Litigation.

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