California Trade Secrets vs. DTSA

California Trade Secrets vs. DTSA

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An article by Andrea Jeffries and Derek Gosma, published in the Daily Journal, explores how the DTSA's key features compare to California's trade secrets law and how companies now evaluate whether patent or trade secret protection is more suitable to a given innovation.

Federal-level protection of trade secrets is considered a likely reality after Congress approved the Defend Trade Secrets Act last week by wide margins. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the bill into law, presenting an opportunity for California companies to reevaluate their intellectual property strategies in light of recent developments in patent law. Read the full article

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