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Trade Secrets provides not only a general overview of the governing laws and leading cases, but also practical advice and case citations for a host of situations.
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“James Pooley is a well-known and highly regarded attorney, and this book shows why.  It is comprehensive ... and regularly updated. All in all, a winning combination.”
Jim Hawes, editor,

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Trade Secrets has been cited prominently in the first major trade secrets study by an international organization, the OECD's "Approaches to Protection of Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)."

With the economy ever more dependent on technology and innovative markets and with creative employees and executives moving from job to job with increasing frequency, understanding trade secret law is more important than ever. Existing companies must identify and protect their assets, while entrepreneurs and new businesses must know the safest way to get started.

Fortunately, you can consult Trade Secrets is a comprehensive yet concise guide to this complex field. No other treatise offers as much detailed coverage and thoughtful commentary in such a straightforward, accessible package. Trade Secrets provides not only a general overview of the governing laws and leading cases, but also practical advice and case citations for a host of situations—from invention assignments to non-competition covenants. You'll learn about conflict avoidance and what information can and cannot be protected. You'll find detailed explanations of internal policies, information protection plans, and negotiation strategies you can adopt to avoid disputes. The treatise is a suitable reference for those unfamiliar with the field as well as for intellectual property experts.

This timely resource for the Information Age features a wealth of forms—entire agreements, individual contractual provisions, checklists, pleadings, suggested letters, and moreso you can modify them to suit your particular situation. Trade Secrets includes diagrams that help to clarify complex concepts. You'll discover tips and strategies for virtually every aspect of trade secret law, from counseling to negotiation to every phase of litigation. Whether your work involves multinational corporations or a small, entrepreneurial business, whether your concern lies with protecting a company's information or with protecting departing employees, Trade Secrets is a book you will want to have close at hand.

Trade Secrets has been cited prominently in the first major trade secrets study by an international organization, the OECD's "Approaches to Protection of Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)."

Book #00641; looseleaf, one volume, 848 pages; published in 1997, updated as needed; no additional charge for updates during your subscription. Looseleaf print subscribers receive supplements. The online edition is updated automatically. ISBN: 978-1-58852-078-4.

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SKU 641ONL
Division Name Law Journal Press
Volumes 1
Product Types Books
Brand Law Journal Press
Jurisdiction National
ISBN 978-1-58852-078-4
Page Count 0
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Daniel P. Westman
Daniel P. Westman is a partner with Morrison & Foerster LLP in McLean, Virginia.
James Pooley
James Pooley is an experienced trial lawyer and partner in the Palo Alto office of Morrison & Foerster LLP. He is an internationally recognized expert in trade secret and patent law and business strategy. He is currently serving as Deputy Director General for Patents at the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. Besides this work, Mr. Pooley is known for his guidebook for nonlawyers Trade Secrets: A Guide To Protecting Proprietary Business Information, first published in 1982. He teaches advanced courses in trade secret law, and appears frequently as a speaker before legal, security and other professional groups. He is a past chair of the Trade Secret Law committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and has been appointed many times as a special master and mediator in federal and state courts dealing with trade secret and patent matters.

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