Southern District of New York

There was a big win for the good guys against the bad guys this week. On December 13, 2023, after obtaining an order from the federal court in the Southern District of New York to seize U.S. based infrastructure and take offline websites used by a group Microsoft identifies as Storm-1152, Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit

It has been almost a year since the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) took effect. Since Forbes Magazine called the DTSA the “Biggest IP Development in Years,” we thought it might be helpful to take a look at how often litigants have chosen to use the DTSA in federal cases this past year.

Just a week after we reported [view related post] that the FBI warned international law firms that they are targets for cyber hackings, multiple (reportedly up to 50) BigLaw firms have confirmed that they have been victims of hackings and intrusions. Further attempts are expected.

The FBI and Department of Justice have reportedly opened