Trade Secrets

Lecture - 2 units.  This course focuses on the law of trade secrets, including the Defend Trade Secret Act (DTSA), the Uniform Trade Secret Act (UTSA), restrictive covenants and covenants not to compete, current case law developments, and overlap between trade secret laws and employment laws.  There is also discussion of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and computer forensics. No technical background is required.

Prerequisites: 274 Intellectual Property or instructor consent is required. Prior coursework in Property, Torts, Evidence and Contracts is recommended.

Final Assessment: Exam
Classroom Policies (Professor is expected to elaborate on syllabus):
  • This course has an attendance policy.
  • This course has a participation policy. 
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Advanced Writing
No
Units
2
Professional Skills
No
Course Number
274B
Active
Yes

Certificate

Cluster

Unit 16
No