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A Legislative History of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Hearings

A compilation of legislative source documents for the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016. This legislation created a federal civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation.

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White House.  HABS Collection, Library of Congress

114th Congress: Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing discussing S. 1890 on December 2, 2015.  After which, amendments were made to the bill in committee.  The Senate and House reports for S. 1890 make reference to this hearing.

113th Congress: Senate

The Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism of the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on trade secret issues on May 13, 2014.  S. 2267 was discussed and the hearing is referenced in the Senate and House reports for S. 1890.

113th Congress: House

The House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet of the Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on trade secret issues on June 24, 2014.  Trade secret legislation before Congress was discussed and the hearing was referenced in the Senate and House reports for S. 1890.

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