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Trade Secrets and Undisclosed Information

Edited by Sharon K. Sandeen, Professor of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Elizabeth A. Rowe, Professor of Law, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, US
This collection comprises eighteen contemporary articles on an often overlooked, but important, field of intellectual property law: trade secrets and undisclosed information. Divided into five parts, the selected articles examine various aspects of trade secret law, including its historical development and the range of theories and justifications for trade secret protection. The material also provides a detailed exploration of the scope and limits of trade secret protection, and addresses how trade secret issues arise in a number of contexts, including employment, governmental relations, and the internet.
Extent: 968 pp
Hardback Price: $504.00 Web: $453.60
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 978 1 78347 296 3
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This collection comprises eighteen contemporary articles on an often overlooked, but important, field of intellectual property law: trade secrets and undisclosed information. Divided into five parts, the selected articles examine various aspects of trade secret law, including its historical development and the range of theories and justifications for trade secret protection. The material also provides a detailed exploration of the scope and limits of trade secret protection, and addresses how trade secret issues arise in a number of contexts, including employment, governmental relations, and the internet.

Including an original introduction by the editors, Trade Secrets and Undisclosed Information brings this significant subject into the forefront of discussion, and will be an invaluable resource to students, scholars and practitioners alike.
'An excellent selection of informative articles on trade secret rights'
– Richard Dole, University of Houston Law Center, US

‘This is a book which offers much food for thought – and even more ammunition for argument and debate among academics, students and IP practitioners – particularly international lawyers. For serious IP professionals and researchers, this book is an important acquisition.’
– Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, The Barrister Magazine

‘This is a worthy addition to the Edward Elgar ‘Critical Concepts in IP’ series.’
– John Hull, Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property

18 articles, dating from 1998 to 2013
Contributors include: P. Samuelson, M.A. Lemley, D.S. Levine, R.G. Bone, C.M. Correa, M. Risch, S. Ghosh