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"A trade secret is information that has economic value from not being known to or readily ascertainable by those who could gain value from its use or disclosure and is the subject of reasonable security measures. Typical trade secrets are customer lists, manufacturing processes, computer programs, and blueprints for machines, where such information is kept secret using reasonable security measures." (From Intellectual Property: Examples & Explanations.)

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Using the Library Catalog (JACOB) to Find Trade Secret Law Resources

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  • KF 2971 - KF 3198

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Useful search terms to be used when searching by keyword within library catalogs, databases, and search engines for information related to trade secret law include:

  • Trade secret
  • Trade secret laws
  • Trade secret legislation
  • Trade secret practice
  • Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA)
  • Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA)

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