Trade Secret Laws: Connecticut – 2021 Update

Thomson Reuters Practical Law May 2021

Thomson Reuters Practical Law has released an update to “Trade Secret Laws: Connecticut,” a Q&A guide to state law on trade secrets and confidentiality for private employers in Connecticut, co-authored by David S. Poppick and Carol J. Faherty, attorneys in the firm’s Stamford office.

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