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UAB dba Planner 5D sued Facebook and Princeton for copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation under both the Defend Trade Secrets Act and California UTSA, based on use of an AI dataset. The plaintiff alleges that it owns a large dataset of three-dimensional objects and scenes. Princeton allegedly downloaded thousands of scenes by scraping the

On May 8, Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1450, making it more difficult for employers to enforce noncompete agreements. The new law goes into effect Jan. 1, 2020, and limits the employees who can be bound by noncompete agreements, creates penalties for employers’ noncompliance, and invalidates existing noncompete agreements that do not align with