Florida Federal Criminal Defense Attorney, David J. Joffe focuses on the defense of persons accused of Economic Espionage or Trade Secret Theft. He has personally handled over 500 Federal cases. Call today for a confidential consultation.
The theft of trade secrets is prevented by the 1996 Economic Espionage Act
(18 U.S.C. §1831). Economic espionage is defined as stealing trade secrets
(ideas, formulas, products, etc.) and either gaining economically from them or
selling or giving them to a foreign power. With increasing globalization,
economic espionage is a growing concern to companies that want to stay
competitive in the unregulated global market.
Economic espionage can be committed by a U.S. citizen, but under United States law, foreign nationals can also be prosecuted if their actions hurt U.S. citizens or the United States in general. Economic espionage can entail stealing an idea or product, or simply conspiring to do so. This law was designed to protect the proprietary secrets, products and information developed by businesspeople from being exploited by others without compensation. It is vigorously prosecuted by the Department of Justice and individuals face harsh penalties of up to 15 years in federal prison. Companies who engage in economic espionage aren’t off the hook, either – they can pay up to $10 million for stealing trade secrets.
Given the complex legal implications of an economic espionage charge, it is vital that an attorney with economic espionage experience be involved in any such claim.
Call or contact Joffe Law today at 954.723.0007 for a Confidential Consultation regarding your case.
Joffe Law, PA
Miami Criminal Attorney
Representative case results include:
Latest Verdict: Trial attorney David Joffe is granted an acquittal for his client who was facing a mandatory life sentence if convicted in a federal drug importation case
As a result of masterful cross examination of six (6) key witnesses at trial, Mr. Joffe’s motion was granted to acquit his client of all charges in a federal drug importation case. The case involved 26 kilograms of cocaine and 5 kilograms of heroin. The Judge, a former prosecutor has not granted such a request in more than twenty (20) years of service on the bench. Mr. Joffe received positive written comments from more than twenty (20) peer attorneys.
David J. Joffe obtains not guilty jury verdict in federal drug case in forty (40) minutes after one (1) day trial. Client acquitted of 10 year mandatory jail sentence.
Defendant was convicted of two counts. The law firm again represented defendant on the direct appeal to the United States Court of Appeals in and for the Eleventh Circuit. The law firm was successful in having one count vacated and defendant was remanded for re-sentencing before the District Court. The Court sentenced defendant to non-reporting probation.
State Attorney dismissed marijuana possession case after reading one motion detailing improper search and seizure.
Male Charged with Mortgage Fraud Gets No Prison Time
Miami: 29 defendants charged in drug importation and credit card scheme and only ONE goes free! His attorney was David J Joffe!
20 year old female Gets Reduced Sentence for Drug Charge
Charges Dismissed on Battery of a Law Enforcement Officer
Ex-banker not charged with theft of goods through interstate commerce
Florida criminal defense lawyer, David J. Joffe successfully reduces sentence of Colombian crew men on freighter with two tons of cocaine