DIANE J. MASON is the update author of chapter 17. (2) Is the subject of efforts that are reasonable under the circumstances to maintain its secrecy. degree in 1965 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and attended the masters program in patent law at George Washington University from 1965 to 1967. For the purposes of this section, a continuing misappropriation constitutes a single claim. Contents Copyright © 1995-2010 Brooklyn Law School, 250 Joralemon St. exemptions still apply, including exemptions for “official information” privilege, attorney-client privilege, attorney work product, pending litigation and confidential trade secret information. degree in 1973 from Duke University and his J.D. This bill would exempt from disclosure specified information relating to a researcher or their research at at, or in affiliation with, a public postsecondary educational institution, including unpublished research methods, trade secrets… He has spoken in the area of Internet piracy and is also a regular contributor to his firm’s law blog, http://www.tradesecretslaw.com. degree in 1972 from the University of Nebraska, his M.S.M.E. See his biography in About the Authors. identified as a trade secret, or otherwise exempt from disclosure by law (Section 39660(e)). Application of title to acts occurring prior to statutory date; Continuing acts. Trade secrets, as defined in Government Code Section 6254.7, are not public records and therefore will not be released to the public. The California Rules of Professional Conduct have been revised and renumbered, and citations to the Rules in this book have been corrected as appropriate. provide records in accordance with PRA. He received his B.A. His primary focus is in the fields of electrical, mechanical, signal processing, control systems, information management and processing systems, computer hardware, and software technologies. See §§1.7, 2.18, 4A.13, 11.56, 11.68, 16.2, 16.42A. Interrelation with Trade Secrets Act. degree from the University of California, Davis, and his J.D. ()**+!#,-),./#0&,!1'2 !#33&#*!32$$.%*&4!25!$&00*&,6!5&/25,$!/27 &5&, !%+!0".$!&8&9 30.2'!0"#0!#5&!'20! She is also the Director of Intellectual Property Programs at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, an adjunct professor of law at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and a frequent speaker and author on trademark and trade secret law. degree in 1985 from the University of California, Davis, School of Law. On the other hand, the information used to calculate air pollution emissions may be withheld … (c) If willful and malicious misappropriation exists, the court may award exemplary damages in an amount not exceeding twice any award made under subdivision (a) or (b). Mr. Pang is a frequent speaker on joint ventures, technology transfers and protection, and international dispute resolution. The Threat of Disclosure of Proprietary Information Under the California Public Records Act. The 30-day period for removal to federal court is not triggered upon service on the statutorily designated agent but rather when the defendant actually receives the plaintiff’s complaint. CPRA also includes a catch-all exemption that applies if the public interest in privacy clearly outweighs the public interest in … degree (with great distinction) in 1985 from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where she was valedictorian and a member of the Order of the Coif. Mr. Knobbe is a coauthor of chapter 16. DAVID J. BREZNER is a member of the firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP in San Francisco, specializing in intellectual property counseling and litigation, with particular emphasis in patents and trade secrets in the biotechnology and chemical fields. Ms. Sandeen is a coauthor of chapters 5 and 10. A California court of appeal held that the receipt, retention, and dissemination of confidential information by a whistleblower’s attorney was protected under the state’s anti-SLAPP statute. Mr. Milligan received his B.A. However, the California Public Records Act provides that air pollution emission data are degree in 1982 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he was managing editor of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. She now practices law at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, San Francisco. BRUCE B. BRUNDA is a principal with the firm of Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, PC, in Aliso Viejo. degree in Electrical Engineering from Lowell Technological Institute in 1970 and his J.D. MMM Holdings, Inc. v Reich (2018) 21 CA5th 167. The federal Trade Secrets Act, 18 U.S.C. degree (summa cum laude) in 1978 from Boston College and his J.D. See §2.32H. See §§10.27, 16.44. See §8.33. Benefit v Wall-Street .com (2019) ___ U.S. ___, 139 S Ct 881. Resolving a circuit split, the United States Supreme Court held that copyright owners must wait for the registration process to be completed before suing for infringement. GEOFFREY M. CREIGHTON is corporate counsel to SoftBank Expositions & Conference LP in Foster City. The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a plaintiff’s claims because they were directed to patent-ineligible subject matter of voting verification systems. Pen C §502(b)(5). D. JOSHUA SALINAS is an attorney at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Los Angeles, where he practices commercial litigation, with a focus on trade secrets, employee mobility, and computer fraud. (b) If the court determines that it would be unreasonable to prohibit future use, an injunction may condition future use upon payment of a reasonable royalty for no longer than the period of time the use could have been prohibited. For the first time, a California appellate court has allowed an interested party to take legal action to block the release of documents requested from a public agency under the California Public Records Act (CPRA) (Government Code section 6250 et seq.). The California Correctional Health Care Services considered a California Public Records Act request for records a third party claimed were protected by the trade secret privilege. An action for misappropriation must be brought within three years after the misappropriation is discovered or by the exercise of reasonable diligence should have been discovered. 1.  Should the Contract Be Written or Oral? He specializes in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law. ROBERT B. MILLIGAN is a partner with the firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Los Angeles, where he practices commercial litigation and employment, with a focus on trade secret and noncompete counseling and litigation. AMN Healthcare, Inc. v Aya Healthcare Servs., Inc. (2018) 28 CA5th 923. Mr. Schoenbaum is a coauthor of chapter 16. degree in 1972 and his J.D. (B) At the time of disclosure or use, knew or had reason to know that his or her knowledge of the trade secret was: (i) Derived from or through a person who had utilized improper means to acquire it; (ii) Acquired under circumstances giving rise to a duty to maintain its secrecy or limit its use; or, (iii) Derived from or through a person who owed a duty to the person seeking relief to maintain its secrecy or limit its use; or. Because virtually all information submitted by a business in response to a The Second District Court of Appeal in Amgen Inc. v. The California Correctional Health Care Services considered a California Public Records Act request for records … SUZANNE SPRINGS is counsel to Sun Microsystems, Inc., Santa Clara. JAMES C. YANG is a principal partner with the firm of Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker, PC, in Aliso Viejo. THOMAS A. RUNK is the update author of chapter 2. degree in 1981 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. 2005 California Government Code Sections 6250-6270 Article 1. degree from California Western School of Law. Brooklyn, NY 11201 USA He is the past chair of the State Bar’s Intellectual Property Law Section and writes numerous articles for that section’s quarterly publication. (c) In appropriate circumstances, affirmative acts to protect a trade secret may be compelled by court order. PROTECTING PROPRIETARY INFORMATION IN DEALING WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT 5.25 He is a coauthor of chapter 3. Certain records are exempt from disclosure. NuVasive, Inc. v Miles (Del Ch 2018) 2018 Del Ch Lexis 329. § 3426.10. See also §4A.1A. SHARON K. SANDEEN is the director of the Intellectual Property Concentration and a lecturer in law at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. For example, under Exemption 4 in the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), information that is not a trade secret may be exempt from disclosure provided that the information is commercial or financial, the information is obtained from a person and the information is privileged or confidential. degree in 1984 from the University of Michigan. Civ. See §12.23. "Brooklaw," the BLS Seal, and Logo are service marks DAVID J. MURPHY is a partner with the Silicon Valley Law Group in San Jose. (C) Before a material change of his or her position, knew or had reason to know that it was a trade secret and that knowledge of it had been acquired by accident or mistake. Any trade secret information submitted on form BOEM-0137 will be available to the public when the well goes on production, and, if the lease is still in effect, geophysical data, processed geophysical information and interpreted geophysical and geological information is available to the public within 10 years after the applicant submits the data and information. LISA L. DITORA is a partner with the firm of Downey, Brand, Seymour & Rohwer in Sacramento, specializing in bankruptcy law and civil litigation. ... Records Act (PRA) Records that are exempt from disclosure to public under the PRA may be degree in 1959 from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Mr. Susolik is a coauthor of chapter 14. Mr. Brunda received his B.S.M.E. Mr. Pang is a coauthor of chapters 8 and 17. JOHN D. CROLL is vice president and general counsel to Sun Microsystems Computer Company in Mountain View. Ms. Springs is a coauthor of chapter 6 and also assisted in the preparation of chapter 4. See his biography in About the Authors. Ms. Mason received her B.S. If any provision of this title or its application to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of the title which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this title are severable. Mr. Croll received his A.B. Mr. Westbrook is a coauthor of chapters 2, 3, and 4. The United States Supreme Court held that a copyright owner must wait for the registration process to be complete before filing for infringement. ROBERT B. MILLIGAN is an update coauthor of chapters 4A, 11, and 12. degree in 1992 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif. § 3426.11. (b) This title does not affect (1) contractual remedies, whether or not based upon misappropriation of a trade secret, (2) other civil remedies that are not based upon misappropriation of a trade secret, or (3) criminal remedies, whether or not based upon misappropriation of a trade secret. 2.  Method of Searching for and Evaluating Trade Secret Information, 3.  Method of Searching for and Evaluating Copyright Information, 4.  Method of Searching for and Evaluating Patent Information, A.  Information in Public Domain Not Trade Secret, 2.  Published Literature and Internet Websites, B.  Nonpublic, Specialized Knowledge May Be Protected as Trade Secret, C.  Information Obtained by Independent Research and Investigation, 1.  Results of Independent Research May Be Used, 2.  Results of Reverse Engineering May Be Used, D.  Information Obtained Under Confidentiality Obligation, 3.  Officer’s or Director’s Relationship With Corporation, 4.  Relationship With Partner or Joint Venturer, 5.  Relationship With Consultants and Independent Contractors, 6.  Relationship With “Idea Man”: Unsolicited Disclosures, 7.  Relationship With Suppliers and Vendors; Purchaser’s Specifications and Technical Manuals, 8.  Relationship With Prospective Purchaser or Licensee, 9.  Relationship With Buyer of Business, F.  Information Obtained by Accident or Mistake, d.  Corporate Shareholders and Directors, 2.  Contractual Limitations on Jurisdiction, 10.  Unfair Competition Claims Related to Patent, Trademark, or Copyright Claims, 3.  Continuous Misappropriation; Third Party Misappropriation, C.  Demurrers Under CCP §430.10 and Motions to Dismiss Under Fed R Civ P 12(b)(6), D.  Anti-SLAPP Motions Under CCP §425.16, IV.  INVESTIGATION AND DISCOVERY ISSUES, 5.  Compliance With Procedural Requirements, 7.  Treatment of Privileged Information, a.  Identification of Trade Secrets Required, b.  “Reasonable Particularity” Requirement, (3)  How Trade Secret Differs From General Knowledge, (4)  Use of General Categories of Information, H.  Standing: Ownership of Trade Secrets, 2.  Trade Secret Exception to Testimony Privilege (CC §3426.11), 4.  Anti-SLAPP Claims (CCP §425.16(e)(2)), 5.  Identifying Anonymous Online Posters; California Reporter’s Shield Law (Cal Const art I, §2(b), Evid C §1070(a)), L.  Freedom of Information Act and Other Disclosure Laws, A.  General Considerations; Jury Trial Right, D.  Breach of Express or Implied-in-Fact Confidentiality Agreements, 2.  Actions Arising From Invention Assignments, E.  Breach of Noncompetition Agreements, 1.  Noncompetition Agreements Generally Unenforceable in California, 2.  Statutory Exceptions to Nonenforceability, G.  Conversion and Trespass to Chattels, K.  Interference With Prospective Business Advantage, O.  Civil Writ of Possession for Stolen Property, 2.  Required Disclosure; Limits on Trade Secret Protection, S.  Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, T.  Computer Fraud and Abuse Act; Pen C §502, 1.  Standards for Preliminary Injunctions in California Courts, 2.  Standards for Preliminary Injunctions in Federal Courts, 1.  Standards for Permanent Injunctions, 4.  Ordering Affirmative Acts to Protect Trade Secrets, 6.  International Trade Commission Exclusion Order, III.  DAMAGES AND OTHER MONETARY AWARDS, A.  Basis for Relief: Actual Loss or Unjust Enrichment, I.  CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR TRADE SECRET MISAPPROPRIATION, II.  CRIMINAL STATUTES PROTECTING TRADE SECRETS, A.  Penal Code §499c: Theft of Trade Secret, B.  Penal Code §496: Receiving Stolen Property, C.  Penal Code §502: Unauthorized Access to Computers, Computer Systems, and Computer Data, D.  18 USC §1030: Fraud and Related Activity in Connection With Computers, E.  18 USC §§1341, 1343: Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud, F.  18 USC §§1961–1968: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), G.  18 USC §§2311–2322: National Stolen Property Act, H.  18 USC §1029: Fraud and Related Activity in Connection With Access Device, I.  18 USC §§1831–1839: Economic Espionage Act of 1996, III.  DECIDING WHETHER TO PURSUE CRIMINAL OR CIVIL ACTION, II.  COVERAGE UNDER PERSONAL AND ADVERTISING INJURY PROVISIONS OF GENERAL LIABILITY POLICIES, A.  Definition of “Personal and Advertising Injury”, 2.  1986, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, and 2010 ISO Forms, 3.  Nonstandard Policies; Other Types of Policies, B.  Application of Personal and Advertising Injury Provisions to Trade Secret Litigation, 1.  Misconduct Must Constitute “Covered Offense”, a.  Misappropriation of Advertising Ideas or Style of Doing Business. Mr. Pooley is a coauthor of chapters 1 and 13. degree (magna cum laude) in 1976 from Western Illinois University and his J.D. Mr. Sullivan is a coauthor of chapter 1. Help your clients guard their trade secrets, enforce trade secret protections, or defend against trade secret misappropriation. 74-112 exempt and nonexempt public records to be separated. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a party need not establish bad faith or independently sanctionable conduct on the part of the nonprevailing party in order to be entitled to attorney fees under the Lanham Act. Overview 5.21; 2. He received his B.A. City & County of San Francisco v Uber Technols., Inc. Dunster Live, LLC v Lonestar Logos Mgmt. At trial, OIR also took the position that the pre-2007 "work papers" exemption did not … Public Records Act (PRA), Government Code section 6250-6276.48 . In Marken v. She is a senior trial attorney with Callahan & Blaine, Santa Ana, where she practices in the areas of insurance recovery and bad faith, professional liability, and complex business litigation. I made a public records request regarding these payments. degree in 1974 from the University of Wisconsin. Ms. Sandeen received her B.A. She is a frequent speaker at seminars on trade secrets law. In October 2018, the Department of Justice published its biannual report on the scope and effect of trade secret thefts occurring outside the United States and the federal government’s response to the issue. AB 2676, as introduced, Quirk. Existing law exempts from disclosure specific records of state agencies related to activities governed by the Dills Act, the State Excluded Employees Bill of Rights, and the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act. degree in 1990 from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. degree (with honors) in 1979 from the University of California, Davis, School of Law, where he was editor of the University of California, Davis, Law Review. He is the author of numerous texts and articles on the trial and management of intellectual property matters, is a frequent speaker to professional and trade organizations, and is an adjunct professor teaching trade secret law at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. KEVIN D. DEBRÉ is the update author of chapters 7 and 8. He is a frequent speaker at seminars on trade secrets law. As used in this title, unless the context requires otherwise: (a) "Improper means" includes theft, bribery, misrepresentation, breach or inducement of a breach of a duty to maintain secrecy, or espionage through electronic or other means. California Public Records Act: exemptions. Injunction against actual or threatened misappropriation. See §11.109. Any determination as to whether the disclosure of a record under the California Public Records Act constitutes a misappropriation of a trade secret and the rights and remedies with respect thereto shall be made pursuant to the law in effect before the operative date of this title. degree in Biochemistry in 1976 from the University of California, Berkeley, his J.D. Co., LLC (5th Cir 2018) 908 F3d 948. exemption from disclosure — records related to the uniform securities act. & Software LLC (Fed Cir 2018) 887 F3d 1376, cert denied (2019) ___ US ___, 139 S Ct 813. He also authors a patent blog at http://www.ocpatentlawyer.com. Overview 5.21; 2. Mr. Viscounty received his B.S. See §§10.33, 11.61, 11.64, 13.1, 14.20, 15.1. KEVIN D. DEBRÉ is a partner with Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, a corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property law firm in the Los Angeles area, where he leads the firm’s intellectual property practice. These procedures and the statutes that govern the trade secret exemption are often complex, making it cost-effective for businesses or individuals to hire competent counsel to assist when valuable trade secrets are at stake. Co. (9th Cir 2019) 917 F3d 1126. Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit, restrict, or otherwise impair, the capacity of persons employed by public entities to report improper government activity, as defined in Section 10542 of the Government Code, or the capacity of private persons to report improper activities of a private business. degree (cum laude) in 1981 from Harvard Law School. A California court found that the terms of an arbitration provision in a law firm’s partnership agreement requiring payment of arbitration costs and payment of attorneys fees, limiting the arbitrator’s authority to provide relief and imposing strict confidentiality obligations, rendered the provision unenforceable and void as a matter of law. The PRA gives you access to public records we maintain unless they’re exempt from disclosure by law. He has a degree in computer science and received his J.D. EDWARD SUSOLIK is a supervising trial attorney with the firm of Callahan & Blaine, Santa Ana, where he specializes in multiple areas of complex business litigation, insurance bad faith and coverage, and catastrophic personal injury, from both the plaintiff and defense perspectives. § 3426.6. In a matter of first impression, the Fifth Circuit held that a dismissal without prejudice of a case under the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) does not support an award of prevailing party attorney fees. Mr. Pang received his B.A. A Delaware court found that Lab C §925 prevents California employers from using choice of law provisions to circumvent the protections of California labor law. degree in 1988 from Stanford Law School. degree (with honors) in 1970 from Lafayette College and his J.D. The California Public Records Act requires a state or local agency, as defined, to make public records available for inspection, unless the record is exempt from disclosure. Benefit v Wall-Street .com. degree (summa cum laude) in 1987 from Tulane University, his M.S.E.E. EDWARD SUSOLIK is an update coauthor of chapter 14. In the case of Salemi v.Cleveland Metroparks, 145 Ohio St.3d 408, 2016-Ohio-1192 the Ohio Supreme Court found that the Metroparks’ customer list constitutes a trade secret and, as such, is exempt from disclosure under the Ohio Public Records Act.. Salemi, a competitor of the Metroparks’ golf courses, sent a series of public records requests aimed at obtaining the marketing program for … This title does not apply to misappropriation occurring prior to January 1, 1985. 2.  Determining Who Owns Certain Procedures, Methods, and Expertise, 3.  Resolving Concurrent Interests: Shop Rights Doctrine, a.  Employee Uses Employer’s Time and Resources to Develop, c.  Possible Exception to Shop Rights Doctrine: Employee Breach of Confidentiality, d.  Limited Transferability of Shop Rights, B.  Alter Ego, Principal Shareholder, or Officer Versus Corporation: Corporate Opportunity Doctrine, A.  Statutory and Restatement Definitions of Trade Secrets, 1.  Uniform Trade Secrets Act (CC §3426.1(d)), 4.  Business and Professions Code §§16606, 16607(a), 9.  Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (18 USC §§1831–1839), 10.  Tariff Act of 1930 (19 USC §§1202–1683g), 11.  Restatement of the Law (Third) on Unfair Competition, B.  Application of Multiple Definitions, 2.  Ownership Depends on Who Controls Tangibles, 3.  Ownership Depends on Who Made Effort to Protect, IV.  CONTRACTUAL PROVISIONS AFFECTING OWNERSHIP, B.  Contract of Adhesion and Other Contract Defenses, a.  Bus & P C §16600 and Statutory Exceptions, b.  General Rule: Noncompetition Agreements Void, d.  Status of Narrow-Restraint Exception, VI.  EFFECTS OF OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ON OWNERSHIP, II.  STEP 1: SUBMITTER’S INITIAL CONTACT, III.  STEP 2: RECIPIENT’S RECEIPT OF UNSOLICITED IDEAS, A.  No Review or Consideration Whatsoever, 2.  Form: Transmittal Letter Describing Policy, B.  No Review or Consideration Without Waiver Agreement, 3.  Form: Transmittal Letter to Submitter Enclosing Company Policy, 4.  Confidential Disclosure Waiver Agreement: Need for Clear Terms, a.  Form: Confidential Disclosure Waiver Agreement, b.  Form: Transmittal Letter to Submitter Enclosing Waiver Agreement, C.  No Distribution Pending Notice of Policy, IV.  STEP 3: SUBMITTER’S RESPONSE TO COMPANY POLICY, A.  No Disclosure Without First Securing Statutory Rights, 2.  Form: Agreement for Submission of Ideas, C.  Delivery With “Shrink-Wrap” Agreement, D.  Delivery With Confidentiality Notices and Other Proprietary Legends, E.  Delivery in Person Based on Implied Understanding, 2.  Contractual Confidential Obligation, B.  Creating Contractual Confidentiality Obligations. 6251. 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