On April 4, 2016, the U.S. Senate adopted the Defend Trade Secrets Act. As a clear indication of the strong bi-partisan support the bill enjoyed, the vote was unanimous (87-0).
Focus will now shift to the House where a similar bill is pending. (HR 3326) The DTSA enjoys similar bi-partisan support in the House, where the bill enjoys 127 co-sponsors from both parties. House action is not expected in the near future, but this blog will continue to monitor progress of the House bill.