Sixth Circuit Adopts Broad View of Trade Secret Preemption

By | Technology Law Source | March 24, 2015
Sixth Circuit Adopts Broad View of Trade Secret Preemption

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently took a broad view of preemption under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) and held that Ohio’s version of the UTSA preempted state-law claims for tortious interference with prospective business relationships and conspiracy to misappropriate trade secrets because those claims arose from the same set of facts as a trade secret misappropriation claim.