Fall 2018 Course Schedule

Trade Secrets (LAW-779-001)
Jonas Anderson

Meets: 01:00 PM - 02:50 PM (M) - Yuma - Room Y115

Enrolled: 26 / Limit: 22 / Waitlist: 3

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This class will focus on the law of trade secrecy, which was recently federalized, and the related fields of employment law, misappropriation, and idea submission. This focus reflects the reality that trade secret law today is increasingly intertwined with employment issues: trade secret law is an important tool for employers to use in restricting their employees’ mobility. The last hour of every class session features an experiential component, allowing the students to apply the doctrine they’ve learned.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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None. A selection of reading materials will be available online (free) or in print format (about $20).

First Class Readings

Casebook: 248-49, 251-52 (§1); • Casebook: 257-58 (comment b); • Casebook: 259 ((b)(1)) • Casebook: 1-13 (Del Monte Fresh Produce v. Dole Food; Religious Technology Center v. Netcom On-Line Communication Services); • MyWCL: Waymo v. UBER complaint: 2-5, (skim 5-16), 16-21