Our colleagues David S. Poppick and Carol J. Faherty have co-authored the 2021 update to “Trade Secret Laws: Connecticut,” a Q&A guide to state law on trade secrets and confidentiality for private employers in Connecticut, published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law.

Following is an excerpt (see below to download the full version in PDF format):

This Q&A addresses the state-specific definition of trade secrets and the legal requirements relating to protecting them. Federal, local, or municipal law may impose additional or different requirements. Answers to questions can be compared across several jurisdictions. …

In particular, this Q&A addresses:

  • Overview of State Trade Secret Law
  • Definition of Trade Secret
  • Reasonable Efforts to Maintain Secrecy
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims
  • Defenses
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Other Related Claims
  • Remedies
  • Contractual Protections
  • Miscellaneous

Click here to download the full article in PDF format: “Trade Secret Laws: Connecticut – 2021 Update.”