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|Jan 03, 2018||referred to judiciary|
|Feb 24, 2017||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S4688
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S4688 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4688 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4688 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the general business law and the civil practice law and rules, in relation to the uniform trade secrets act PURPOSE : Improper means includes theft, bribery, misrepresentation, breach or inducement of a breach of a duty to maintain secrecy, or espionage though electronic or other means SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Relates to creating the uniform trade secrets act EXISTING LAW : None JUSTIFICATION : If any provision of this article or its application to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or applications of this article which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the
S4688 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4688 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 24, 2017 ___________ 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. § 279-M. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE "UNIFORM TRADE SECRETS ACT". § 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.
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