BOOK

Trade Secrets: A State-by-State Survey, Fourth Edition, with 2014 Cumulative Supplement

This treatise covers each state's statutory and common law protection of trade secrets and other confidential business information, both within and outside the employment context.  It is part of the State-by-State Survey Series.

DESCRIPTION

2011/2 Volumes/ 2,944 pp. Hardcover/with 2014 Cumulative Supplement/Order #9526P

2014 Cumulative Supplement alone/ISBN 9781617465260/Order #2526

IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS of each state’s statutory and common law protection of trade secrets

Trade Secrets: A State-by-State Survey, Fourth Edition provides authoritative, in-depth analysis of each state’s statutory and common law protection of trade secrets and other confidential business information, both within and outside the employment context.

The Fourth Edition includes:

  • Expanded discussion of the inevitable disclosure doctrine

  • Expanded discussion of types of information granted or denied trade secret protection under the various state trade secrets acts

  • Expanded discussion of the availability of injunctive relief and damages

The treatise also addresses several issues as specific Additional Topics, including: amendments to complaint, consolidation, conspiracy, conversion, declaratory judgments, default judgments, directed verdicts, evidence (circumstantial), first-filed rule, forum selection clauses, gist of the action doctrine, interrogatories, supplemental jurisdiction, litigation privilege, ownership versus possession, and questions of law and sanctions. It also contains expanded discussions of the inevitable disclosure doctrine and important cross-references to other titles in the State-by-State Survey Series.


Supplement Information  

The 2014 Cumulative Supplement contains expanded discussion of what constitutes a “trade secret,” available defenses, and relief available.




REVIEWS

“I am a huge fan of your restrictive covenant and trade secret books. They are well-worn resources in my legal library.”
Eric Meyer, Partner, Labor and Employment Department, Dilworth Paxson LLP, Philadelphia, Pa., and author of The Employer Handbook blog.