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“Trade Secret Damages,” Chapter 9, Calculating and Proving Damages

by Benjamin K. Riley (co-author)

November 2016 – The law of trade secrets protects information that provides independent economic value because others do not generally know that information. The holder of a trade secret seeks to capitalize on the business advantage that derives from ownership of the trade secret and prevent use of the trade secret by competitors. Moreover, the trade secret owner must make reasonable efforts to maintain the secrecy of the trade secrets or risk loss of the trade secret protection.  View a pdf copy of the article.