Episode 7: Trade Secrets, Whistleblowers, and the First Amendment


In Episode 7, John Marsh, Russell Beck, and Ken Vanko discuss the unique problems posed by trade secrets suits against so-called whistleblowers. The Fairly Competing team assesses the realities of litigation involving whistleblowers, First Amendment concerns, and state SLAPP laws that may come into play in whistleblower litigation. John, Russell, and Ken also talk about a recent case involving Anheuser-Busch where trade secrets law intersects with an alleged whistleblower's claim of First Amendment protection.