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
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