With a hot technology sector and an improving economy all around, workforce mobility has been on the rise in Silicon Valley, along with efforts by companies to¬† acquire premium talent from competitors. New words like “acqui-hire” have even been invented to describe start-up acquisitions by larger companies that target a start-up’s employees, rather than its businesses.

In the podcast linked below, Warren Wayne of Bird & Bird in London discusses the changing landscape in protecting trade secrets in the US and Europe.