President Obama is now expected to sign into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act. The legislation has now passed both the House and the Senate and needs only the signature of the President to become law.
An excellent analysis of this legislation is provided by Professor Dennis Crouch. See. Dennis Crouch,Implementing and Interpreting the Defend Trade Secrets Act,
Patently O, April 27, 2016, available at http://patentlyo.com/patent/