King's Law Journal, Vol. 21, pp. 1-41, 2010
43 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2010
Date Written: February 25, 2010
The United States made trade secret misappropriation a federal crime in 1996 through enactment of the Economic Espionage Act. This paper explores the principal provisions of that Act, the seminal case law, and the implications for labor mobility between firms and across countries.
Keywords: Intellectual Property, Trade Secret, Labor Mobility
JEL Classification: K33
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Ghosh, Shubha, Open Borders, the US Economic Espionage Act of 1996, and the Global Movement of Knowledge and People (February 25, 2010). King's Law Journal, Vol. 21, pp. 1-41, 2010 ; University of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1108. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1559191