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Trade-secret law cheat sheet

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Inevitable-disclosure doctrine

The inevitable-disclosure doctrine — not at all universally accepted by courts — is sometimes called a back-door noncompetition covenant. It holds that a former employee can be enjoined from working for a new employer if the new job will inevitably entail using or disclosing the former employer’s trade secrets.

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