senate Bill S3770

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to creating the uniform trade secrets act

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Feb 17, 2015 referred to judiciary

S3770 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17-B §§279-m - 279-v, Gen Bus L; amd §8303-a, CPLR

S3770 - Summary

Relates to creating the uniform trade secrets act.

S3770 - Sponsor Memo

S3770 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3770

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the general business law and the civil practice law  and
  rules, in relation to the uniform trade secrets act

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article
17-B to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 17-B
                        UNIFORM TRADE SECRETS ACT
SECTION 279-M. SHORT TITLE.
        279-N. DEFINITIONS.
        279-O. INJUNCTIVE RELIEF.
        279-P. DAMAGES.
        279-Q. ATTORNEY'S FEES.
        279-R. PRESERVATION OF SECRECY.
        279-S. STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.
        279-T. EFFECT ON OTHER LAW.
        279-U. UNIFORMITY OF APPLICATION AND CONSTRUCTION.
        279-V. SEVERABILITY.
  S 279-M. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL  BE  KNOWN  AS  THE  "UNIFORM
TRADE SECRETS ACT".
  S  279-N.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS ARTICLE, 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 ESPI-
ONAGE THROUGH ELECTRONIC OR OTHER MEANS;
  (B)  "MISAPPROPRIATION"  MEANS:  (1)  ACQUISITION OF A TRADE SECRET OF
ANOTHER BY A PERSON WHO KNOWS OR HAS  REASON  TO  KNOW  THAT  THE  TRADE
SECRET  WAS  ACQUIRED  BY IMPROPER MEANS; OR (2) DUPLICATING, SKETCHING,
DRAWING, PHOTOGRAPHING, DOWNLOADING,  UPLOADING,  CONCEALING,  ALTERING,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08841-01-5

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