In Ohio, Memorized Lists Can Be Trade Secrets
In Al Minor & Associates Inc. v. Martin, 2008 Ohio 292 (Ohio Feb. 6, 2008), the Ohio Supreme Court upheld an award of damages against a departed employee who solicited his former clients using information solely from his memory.
The court held that even in the absence of any employment contract or noncompete agreement, Ohio’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“UTSA”) O.R.C. §...
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