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Latham & Watkins LLP
United States

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Daniel Scott Schecter is a litigation partner in the Century City office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Schecter previously served as Vice-chair of the firm's global Litigation & Trial Department and Chair of the Los Angeles Litigation & Trial Department. His practice focuses on litigating and trying to verdict intellectual property, technology and entertainment cases and complex business disputes. He has prevailed in jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations taken to verdict or decision with more than US$3 billion in claimed damages at stake.

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United States > Intellectual property > Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Latham & Watkins LLP acts on the defendant and plaintiff sides of trade secret disputes and has a notable focus on the technology sector. Los Angeles -based Daniel Schecter and D.C based  Kathryn Ruemmler acted for the UAE bank ENBD in a dispute in which stored value cards provider InfoSpan claimed that the client misappropriated its trade secret for the development of its payment system SpanCash. Perry Viscounty works from the San Francisco office and represented supplement-maker Metagenics in a trade secrets dispute in which a former employee allegedly used confidential information to set up a rival business.