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Economic Espionage Act of 1996, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1831 et seq.

Year of current version:1996
Date of entry into force of original text:October 11, 1996
Date of Text (Enacted):October 11, 1996
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:The Act contains provisions on the criminal liability in cases of misappropriation of trade secrets.
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Economic Espionage Act of 1996, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1831 et seq. Economic Espionage Act of 1996, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1831 et seq., Complete document (pdf) [18 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:US172

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