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  • Not All Customer Lists Are Trade Secrets

    Not All Customer Lists Are Trade Secrets

    In a case decided this past April, the Arizona Court of Appeals found that whether a business's customer list is a trade secret requires a factual inquiry. Calisi v. Unified Financial Services, LLC, Case No. 1 CA-CV-0812. The court's holding requires a two part inquiry to determine whether a customer list is, in fact, a trade secret.

    First, a trial court must determine whether the customer list has been kept … Read More

    Categories: Appellate, Business & Corporate, Article

  • BFF's With the Court: How Can My Group Be a Friend of the Court?

    BFF's With the Court: How Can My Group Be a Friend of the Court?

    How Might an Amicus Curiae Brief Assist my Organization and its Members?

    When you think about it, an amicus brief - "friend of the court" is a quite agreeable concept.  As a non-party to the case, with no direct interest in the outcome, you can explain to the court - as a friend, not a litigant - why its ultimate decision has larger ramifications.  Last March, 212 members of Congress made news by filing … Read More

    Categories: Appellate, Article