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United States Senate Unanimously Approves the Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act

Posted in Data Theft, Espionage, Legislation, Trade Secrets

Last week, the United States Senate unanimously approved the Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act (“the TTSCA”). The TTSCA, which was co-authored by Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Senator Herbert Kohl of Wisconsin, was introduced as S.3462 in order to strengthen the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (“the EEA”). To achieve this goal, the TTSCA broadens federal law to …