Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act

On May 11, 2016, President Barack Obama signed into law the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), creating federal court jurisdiction for trade secret claims. The DTSA aims to stem the rising economic costs of trade secret theft, address the difficulties of protecting trade secrets today given technological advances and globalization and enhance uniformity in trade secret law and litigation.

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