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US trade secrets bill passed unanimously in Senate

Michael Loney, New York


The Defend Trade Secrets Act has been passed 87-0 in the US Senate. It would allow federal actions in response to the misappropriation of trade secrets, but it is not clear how big an impact it would have after some of the more controversial provisions were scaled back by a Senate committee and with the House of Representatives yet to vote on the bill

The Defend Trade Secrets Act has passed the Senate by a vote of 87-0. The bipartisan bill is co-authored by Senators Orrin Hatch, a Republican from Utah, and Chris Coons, a Democrat from Delaware, will allow companies to defend their...


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