About Dillon Jackson

I’ve enjoyed running and hiking for years, but recently discovered how much I enjoy cycling. One of my favorite rides in the region is a 50-mile loop through the hills around the town of Winters.
11 03, 2021

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Second District Permits Trade Secret Protection for Physician Productivity Data

2021-03-11T23:28:56+00:00March 11th, 2021|Litigation Articles|

At the end of 2020, California’s Second District Court of Appeal decided Coast Hematology-Oncology Associates Medical Group, Inc. v. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center,[i] a case involving rival medical groups and allegations of trade secret misappropriation, interference with prospective economic advantage, interference with a contract, and unfair competition.

Of particular note are the court’s holdings on one of the plaintiff’s Continue Reading

11 03, 2021

Whitewater West Industries, Ltd. v. Alleshouse: California Law Torpedoes Post-Employment Invention Assignment Provisions

2021-03-11T13:43:41+00:00March 11th, 2021|Litigation Articles|

California employers beware. You can use a properly drafted contract to prohibit former employees from using your confidential information after they leave your business. But, if your contract requires a former employee to hand over to you his or her good ideas related to your business conceived after leaving your company and without using company information, that may be asking for Continue Reading