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A Legislative History of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Executive Documents

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.

Table of Contents

White House.  HABS Collection, Library of Congress

Presidential Statements

Barack Obama, Remarks by the President at Signing of S. 1890 - Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (May 11, 2016), available at

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