Milgrim on Trade Secrets

Milgrim on Trade Secrets is the leading and most frequently cited trade secrets treatise, delivering unmatched authority on protection and litigation issues.

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Milgrim is the Most Cited Authority In Trade Secret Cases.

Milgrim on Trade Secrets is the most frequently cited treatise in trade secrets law. Written by two recognized experts with practical experience in all aspects of trade secrets protection and litigation, it is cited as "the authority" in over 200 trade secret cases, including 11 state and federal cases in the past two years alone.

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This unrivaled legal resource provides in depth coverage on trade secret definitions, how to protect a trade secret, and pretrial and trial considerations. In addition to its analysis of traditional trade secret problems such as those arising between owners of trade secrets and their employees, this treatise provides full coverage of other legal issues, including criminal, administrative, antitrust and tax considerations.

The set contains a chapter on intellectual property and the Internet, dealing specifically with trade secrets and the Internet and how the use of e-mail can affect confidentiality, as well as an overview of trademarks and the Internet, copyright and the Internet and the current state of the law regarding personal jurisdiction based on Internet contacts. There is also extensive practical guidance.

Find Detailed References to Individual State Law.

As trade secret law is governed largely by state law, there is detailed footnote material for almost every jurisdiction. These are listed by state in alphabetical order to save practitioners time in finding the applicable law.

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Table of contents


CHAPTER 1 Definitional Aspects

CHAPTER 2 Trade Secrets as Property
CHAPTER 3 Protection of Trade Secrets by Operation of Law
CHAPTER 4 Protection of Trade Secrets by Contract
CHAPTER 5 Trade Secret Protection in the Employment Relationship
CHAPTER 6 Use of Agreements to Protect Trade Secrets in the Employment Relationship
APPENDIX 6A Precis of State Statutes Voiding Restrictive Covenants
CHAPTER 7 Relationships Other Than Employment in Which Protected Trade Secret Disclosures May Be Made
CHAPTER 8 Trade Secrets As, and Related to, Patentable Matter

CHAPTER 9 Kindred Intellectual Property
APPENDIX 9A Patentable Subject Matter: Mathematical Algorithms and Computer Programs
APPENDIX 9B Copyright and Patent Protection for Computer Software: Are They Mutually Exclusive?
APPENDIX 9C Tales from the Algorithm War: Benson to Iwahashi, It's Deja Vu All Over Again
APPENDIX 9D Who Owns What: Copyrights and Trade Secrets, With Some Reflections on Patents
APPENDIX 9E Report Of The Software Subcommittee To The National Commission On New Technological Uses Of Copyrighted Works
APPENDIX 9F Additional Views On Computer Software
APPENDIX 9G Examination Guidelines for Computer--Related Inventions Final Version
APPENDIX 9H Using Appointment to Rein in the Georgia-Pacific Factors

CHAPTER 10 Trade Regulation Pertinent to Technology and Trademark Licensing
APPENDIX 10A Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property
APPENDIX 10B Consent Decrees Relative To Know-How And Technical Information
CHAPTER 11 Taxation
APPENDIX 11A Research And Development Partnerships: Section 174 and Capital Gain
CHAPTER 12 Public Law Aspects of Trade Secrets: Regulatory Agencies; Criminal Prosecution
CHAPTER 13 Issues Prior to Commencement of Action

CHAPTER 14 Pretrial Considerations
CHAPTER 15 Trial Considerations
APPENDIX 15A Appropriation by Memory (David Bender)
CHAPTER 16 Anatomy of Trade Secret Litigation
CHAPTER 17 Intellectual Property and the Internet
CHAPTER 18 Anatomy of a Trade Secret Protection Program