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Trade Secrets: A State-by-State Survey, Fourth Edition

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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.

MEET THE AUTHORS
David J. Carr
Board of Review Associate Editor
Arnold H. Pedowitz
Board of Review Associate Editor
Eric Akira Tate
Board of Review Associate Editor

DESCRIPTION

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, 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.


AUTHORS

Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.

DAVID J. CARR , BOARD OF REVIEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR
David J. Carr is a partner in the Labor and Employment Group of Ice Miller, and Chair of the Employment Litigation Group, focusing his practice in the areas of personnel policies, employment discrimination, wage and hour law, and employment contracts involving trade secrets, confidential information and covenants against competition.

ARNOLD H. PEDOWITZ , BOARD OF REVIEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR

ERIC AKIRA TATE , BOARD OF REVIEW ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Eric Akira Tate serves as the co-chair of the Employment and Labor Group and co-chair of the Diversity Strategy Committee at Morrison Foerster. He represents companies in trade secrets, employee raiding and mobility, unfair competition, wage and hour, employment discrimination and whistleblower litigation, and in counseling matters. 

CONTENTS

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REVIEWS

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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.


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.