January 27, 2016


The plaintiff workplace wellness program developer sued under the Illinois Trade Secrets Act in Destiny Health, Inc. v. Cigna Corporation, 2015 IL App (1st) 142530, after it accused a prospective business partner pilfered its confidential data.


Affirming summary judgment for the defendants, the First D...

January 26, 2016


(As seen in The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law)


Section 505 of the Copyright Act allows courts to award attorney’s fees to the prevailing party in a copyright case. Almost twenty years ago, the Supreme Court in Fogerty resolved a split among the circuits over the interpretation of th...

January 13, 2016

Section 30-20 of the LLC Act (805 ILCS 180/30-20) states that a creditor’s exclusive remedy is to obtain a “charging order” against the LLC member’s “distributional interest.”  Illinois cases describe Section 30-20 as a special remedy designed to allow a creditor of an LLC member to realize the value of the debtor’s d...

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