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The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act: Thoughts for Employers and Business Owners

Original article posted on the Marks Gray Blog on June 15, 2016, here. In May 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA or Act).  The Act brings the federal protection of trade secrets on par with corresponding laws that apply to the other pillars of intellectual property, copyrights, patents, and trademarks. What is a trade secret –   The Act broadly defines “trade secret”: (3) the term “trade secret” means all […]

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