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Looking Closely at the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA)

“Congress’ passage of the DTSA is one of the most important developments in intellectual property law over the past decade, yet counterintuitively the statute expressly says it is not an intellectual property law,” states Santa Clara University law professor Eric Goldman.

We Robot 2017 Is Almost Here!

On March 31, join the people who design, build, and deploy robots at Yale Law School for We Robot 2017. See demonstrations of the latest technologies and find out what’s on the drawing board for the next generation of robots.

Are You Getting the Best Deal?

In an article he wrote for The Atlantic, Annenberg School for Communications professor Joseph Turow shows that the data mining and in-store tracking practices used by retail stores to offer special deals for individual customers raises issues of discrimination against some shoppers and preferential treatment of others.

American Law Institute Honors Colleen Chien

Colleen Chien was recently awarded the Young Scholar Medal: “Professor Chien’s work in intellectual property law has already helped shape governmental policy around innovation.”

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The Defend Trade Secrets Act Isn’t an ‘Intellectual Property’ Law

Posted on March 29, 2017
Santa Clara University law professor Eric Goldman examines a paradox presented in the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA): while the DTSA provides an important development in intellectual property law, the statute says it “shall not be construed to be a law pertaining to intellectual property for purposes of any other Act of Congress.”

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