Lawyers Ready to Reap Work From Federal Trade Secrets Act

, The Recorder


Putting trade secrets on the same playing field as patents, trademarks and copyrights makes sense to Valley lawyers like James Pooley. But some say seizure provisions set the stage for "trade secrets trolls."

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    ‘a bill that would allow parties to sue in federal court over trade secrets theft‘But trade secret theft is already covered in state courts, plus trade secrets do not help the economy by public sharing of technological advances so one developer can build on another. Anyone know how to make a Stradivarius violin?Also, few inventions are capable of being protected by by trade secret. They rest will die with their inventors. This is just another bad idea likely promoted by large multinational invention thieves. Don‘t believe their propaganda.For our position and the changes we advocate to truly reform the patent system, or to join our effort, please visit us at, contact us at

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