Sharon K. Sandeen

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Professor of Law

875 Summit Ave

St. Paul, MN 55105-3076

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

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Professors’ Letter in Opposition to the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (S. 1890, H.R. 3326)

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
Santa Clara University - School of Law, Elon University School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property

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The Evolution of Trade Secret Law and Why Courts Commit Error When They Do Not Follow the Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Hamline Law Review, Vol. 33, p. 493, 2010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 May 2011
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 306 (97,455)
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Trade Secret, Unfair Competition, Sears, Compco, Kewanee, Federal Preemption, Uniform Trade Secrets Act, UTSA, Unfair Trade Practices, Intellectual Property, Uniform Law, Legal History, Erie, Restatement First of Torts

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Lost in the Cloud: Information Flows and the Implications of Cloud Computing for Trade Secret Protection

Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 19, 2014
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Sep 2014
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 272 (110,644)

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cloud computing, trade secrets, disclosures, information policy, duties of confidence, the third party doctrine of trade secrecy, waiver of trade secret protection, intellectual property

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A Contract by Any Other Name is Still a Contract: Examining the Effectiveness of Trade Secret Clauses to Protect Databases

IDEA: The Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 45, No. 119, 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 206 (145,834)

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private ordering, trade secrets, preemption, Feist, copyright, database protection, contract law, trade secret clauses, terms of use agreements

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Toward a Federal Jurisprudence of Trade Secret Law

32 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 829 (2017), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2017-9
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Sharon K. Sandeen and Christopher B. Seaman
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 181 (164,332)
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intellectual property, IP, trade secrets, Defend Trade Secrets Act, Uniform Trade Secrets Act, statutory interpretation, Erie doctrine, federal common law, federal courts

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Relative Privacy: What Privacy Advocates Can Learn from Trade Secret Law

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 6. 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Feb 2008
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 179 (165,989)
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trade secrets, information privacy, intellectual property, uniform laws, privacy torts, William Prosser

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Introduction to Trade Secrecy and International Transactions

Trade Secrecy and International Transactions, Edward Elgar Publishing (2015), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 16-7
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
Elizabeth A. Rowe and Sharon K. Sandeen
University of Florida - Levin College of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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The 'New' Economic Espionage Act, as Amended by the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 May 2016
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 123 (226,065)
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Trade Secret Law, Undisclosed Information, Economic Espionage Act, Defend Trade Secret Act

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Be Careful What You Wish for: Trade Secrets and the America Invents Act

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Sep 2013
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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patent, trade secret, novelty, prior art, AIA, America Invents Act, preemption, disclosure

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Trade Secrets and Climate Change: Uncovering Secret Solutions to the Problem of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change, Chapter 17, (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Sharon K. Sandeen and David S. Levine
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Elon University School of Law
Downloads 105 (253,477)
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trade secret law, government transparency, global warming, climate change

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Debating Employee Non-Competes and Trade Secrets

33 Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal 438 (2017), University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2019
Sharon K. Sandeen and Elizabeth A. Rowe
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 91 (278,460)

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non-competition agreements, nca, ncas, injunction, trade secrets, enforceability, legitimate business interests, reasonableness, inevitable disclosure, restraints, employer, employee, defend trade secrets act, dtsa, employee mobility

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Identifying and Keeping the Genie in the Bottle: The Practical Realities of Trade Secrets in Bankruptcy Proceedings

Gonzaga Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 81, 2008/09
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Sep 2009
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 85 (290,671)
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Bankruptcy, Trade Secrets, Intellectual Property, Executory Contracts, Licenses, Security Interests in IP

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Kewanee Revisited: Returning to First Principles of Intellectual Property Law to Determine the Issue of Federal Preemption

Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 12, 2008
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 84 (292,754)
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trade secrets, Kewanee, federal preemption, intellectual property law, Uniform Trade Secrets Act, patentable subject matter, patent law, copyright, competition, free competition

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Here Come the Trade Secret Trolls

Washington & Lee Law Review Online, Volume 71, Issue 4 (2015), Elon University Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
David S. Levine and Sharon K. Sandeen
Elon University School of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 81 (299,279)

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trade secrets, cybersecurity, cyberespionage, information systems, Economic Espionage Act, federal

15.

Out of Thin Air: Trade Secrets, Cybersecurity, and the Wrongful Acquisition Tort

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Digital Technologies as part of the Edward Elgar Research Handbooks in IP series, Tanya Aplin editor, 2018, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jan 2018
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 77 (308,340)

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trade secrets, misappropriation, acquisition by improper means, cybersecurity, wrongful acquisition, torts, confidential information, hacking, CFAA, DTSA, UTSA

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The Third Party Problem: Assessing the Protection of Information Through Tort Law

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION OF FACT-BASED WORKS, Chapter 9, Copyright and Its Alternatives, Robert F. Brauneis, ed., Edward Elgar, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Oct 2010
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 76 (310,735)

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torts, information law, secondary liability, intellectual property law, third-party liability

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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property, Defend Trade Secrets Act

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Professors' Letter in Opposition to the 'Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014' (S. 2267) and the 'Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014' (H.R. 5233)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
David S. Levine and Sharon K. Sandeen
Elon University School of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 60 (355,300)
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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property

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The Myth of Uniformity in IP Laws

Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 51, 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Feb 2018
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 46 (397,350)

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intellectual property law, patent law, copyright law, trademark law, trade secret law, the DTSA, the Lanham Act, federalism, federal statutes, uniformity, statutory interpretation

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An Open Letter to the Sponsors of the Revised Defend Trade Secrets Act

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
David S. Levine and Sharon K. Sandeen
Elon University School of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 46 (397,350)

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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property

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In for a Calf is Not Always in for a Cow: An Analysis of the Constitutional Right of Anonymity as Applied to Anonymous E-Commerce

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 527, 2002
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Oct 2010
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 45 (400,832)

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Cyber law, Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Free Speech, Political Speech, Commercial Speech, e-Commerce, Internet, Anonymity

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The Erie/Sears/Compco Squeeze: Erie's Effects Upon Unfair Competition and Trade Secret Law

Akron Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Apr 2019
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Downloads 28 (471,410)

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Erie, unfair competition, trade secret, federal common law, federal jurisdiction, trademark law, FTC, legal history

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Lost in the Cloud?: The Implications of Cloud Computing for Trade Secret Protection

Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Sharon K. Sandeen
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

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intellectual property, trade secret law, cloud computing, reasonable efforts to maintain secrecy, public disclosure