A Seyfarth team just finished co-editing and co-authoring a prominent new California trade secret treatise that is now available for purchase.

Los Angeles trade secrets partner Robert Milligan co-edited and co-authored a chapter in the recently released Third Edition of Trade Secret Protection and Litigation in California, a treatise published by the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of California.

Seyfarth partner Jim McNairy and Seyfarth attorney Joshua Salinas edited chapters in the treatise. Seyfarth attorney Anthony Orler co-authored a chapter in the treatise. Additionally, class action clerk Lauren Leibovitch provided invaluable assistance in coordinating the editing effort.

The twenty-seven chapter treatise provides a comprehensive review and analysis of California trade secret law. Written by California practitioners, the treatise explains the fundamentals and intricacies of California trade secret law. The treatise is a resource for anyone working with trade secrets in litigation or providing counsel on trade secret issues. The Third Edition includes two new chapters on digital forensics and the pursuit of trade secret claims at the International Trade Commission, as well as a model non-disclosure agreement and protective order. The new edition also provides updates of the recent case developments in the trade secret law since the 2nd Edition.

Chapters include:

•What is a Trade Secret?


•Trade Secret Protection Programs

•Advising the Corporation



•Criminal Prosecution

•Licensing Trade Secrets

•Digital Forensics

The treatise can be purchased by State Bar IP Section Members for $115 and by Non-Members for $155. Until December 15, 2014, IP Section members can get the special price of $95. Use the promo code IP Institute2014 and the discount will be applied at check-out.