Cincinnati Vendor Rents Are Trade Secrets: Top Ohio Court

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 7:29 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of Ohio on Wednesday ruled that the corporation that operates Cincinnati's popular Findlay Market does not have to turn over information about the rents its vendors pay because they are considered trade secrets.

The panel affirmed a lower court's finding that the corporation is not a public institution, and while it is subject to the Public Records Act, it is not required to disclose rents because they are considered closely-held secrets that could affect business.

Findlay Market had directed plaintiff Kevin Luken to...
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