Journal Article

Adequately identifying trade secrets in California trade secret misappropriation litigation

Robert B. Milligan and Carolyn E. Sieve

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 4, issue 10, pages 703-705
Published in print October 2009 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online October 2009 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpp139
Adequately identifying trade secrets in California trade secret misappropriation litigation

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The California Supreme Court left undisturbed a Court of Appeal decision that trade secret identification statements need only be reasonable under the circumstances, and that ‘[t]he identification is to be liberally construed, and reasonable doubts concerning its sufficiency are to be resolved in favor of allowing discovery to commence’. The Court of Appeal found the identification statement of a manufacturer of high protein, low carbohydrate pudding reasonably specific and reversed the trial court's decision dismissing the manufacturer's case.

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Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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