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Title Trade secrets : theft issues, legal protections, and industry perspectives / Wilfred Clarkson, editor.

Publication Info. New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2015]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Business issues, competition and entrepreneurship
Trade issues, policies and laws
Business issues, competition and entrepreneurship series.
Trade issues, policies and laws series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents TRADE SECRETS: THEFT ISSUES, LEGAL PROTECTIONS, AND INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES; TRADE SECRETS: THEFT ISSUES, LEGAL PROTECTIONS, AND INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Protection of Trade Secrets: Overview of Current Law and Legislation*; Summary; Introduction1; Background; Definition of a Trade Secret; Eligible Subject Matter and Acquisition of Rights; Duration of Protection; Misappropriation; Trade Secrets As a Form of Intellectual Property; Purpose of Trade Secret Law and Comparison to Patent Law.
Historical Development of Trade Secret LawCurrent Legal Landscape for Trade Secret Protection; State Law; Federal Law; Trade Secrets Act; Economic Espionage Act; Economic Espionage; Theft of Trade Secrets; Authorized Penalties under the EEA; Extraterritorial Application of the EEA; Statutory Exceptions to EEA Prohibitions; Non-Preemption of Other Federal and State Laws; International Law; The Growing Problem of Trade Secret Theft and Economic Espionage; Measuring Economic Loss; Current Trends in Trade Secret Litigation; Types of Offenders; Domestic; Foreign; Enforcement of Trade Secret Rights.
Litigation and ProsecutionExecutive Branch Actions; Administration Strategy; Special 301; Free Trade Agreements (TPP and TTIP); Limitations of Current Law and Proposed Changes; In Support of a Federal Civil Cause of Action for Trade Secret Theft; In Opposition to a Federal Civil Trade Secret Remedy; Legislation in the 113th Congress; S. 884, Deter Cyber Theft Act; H.R. 2281 / S. 1111, Cyber Economic Espionage Accountability Act; S. 1770, the Future of American Innovation and Research (FAIR) Act of 2013; H.R. 2466, Private Right of Action Against Theft of Trade Secrets Act of 2013.
S. 2384, Deter Cyber Theft Act of 2014S. 2267, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014; H. Res. 643, Calling for Further Defense Against the People's Republic of China's State-sponsored Cyber-enabled Theft of Trade Secrets; H.R. 5103, Chinese Communist Economic Espionage Sanctions Act; H.R. 5233, Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014; End Notes; Chapter 2: Stealing Trade Secrets and Economic Espionage: An Overview of 18 U.S.C. 1831 and 1832; Summary; Introduction; Stealing Trade Secrets; Elements; Substantive Offense; Whoever; With Intent to Convert; Trade Secret.
Related to a Product or Service in CommerceEconomic Benefit of Another; Intent to Injure; Knowingly; Stealing and the Like; Attempt; Conspiracy; Consequences; Economic Espionage; Foreign Beneficiary; Common Procedural Matters; Protective Orders; Extraterritoriality; Prosecutorial Discretion; Related Offenses; Amendments in the 112th Congress; Stealing Trade Secrets; Economic Espionage; End Notes; Chapter 3: The Role of Trade Secrets in Innovation Policy; Summary; Introduction; Trade Secrets and Innovation Policy; An Overview of Trade Secret Law; Basic Principles; Sources of Law.
Summary A trade secret is confidential, commercially valuable information that provides a company with a competitive advantage, such as customer lists, methods of production, marketing strategies, pricing information, and chemical formulae. Well-known examples of trade secrets include the formula for Coca-Cola, the recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken, and the algorithm used by Google's search engine. To succeed in the global marketplace, U.S. firms depend upon their trade secrets, which increasingly are becoming their most valuable intangible assets. However, U.S. companies annually suffer billions of d.
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Subject Trade secrets.
Trade secrets -- Law and legislation.
Business intelligence.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Business intelligence.
Trade secrets.
Trade secrets -- Law and legislation.
Added Author Clarkson, Wilfred, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Clarkson, Wilfred. Trade Secrets : Theft Issues, Legal Protections, and Industry Perspectives. Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ©2015 9781634636452
ISBN 9781634636667 (electronic bk.)
163463666X (electronic bk.)