Intellectual Property Law


Stay current on new developments in IP through New Matter, the Section’s quarterly professional journal, and Inevitable Disclosures, a twice-monthly e-newsletter announcing upcoming programs and opportunities for active involvement in the Section and other IP law initiatives. Section members also produce and update the treatise Trade Secret Litigation and Protection in California, now in its third edition.

New Matter

New Matter, the official publication of the Intellectual Property Section, is a journal of current comment and analysis of cases and issues vital to the use of intellectual property. The journal is sent free to members of the Intellectual Property Section. To subscribe you need only join the Section.

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Summer 2020, Volume 45, Number 2
Spring 2020, Volume 45, Number 1

Winter 2019, Volume 44, Number 4
Fall 2019, Volume 44, Number 3
Summer 2019, Volume 44, Number 2
Spring 2019, Volume 44, Number 1

Winter 2018, Volume 43, Number 4
Fall 2018, Volume 43, Number 3
Summer 2018 Volume 43, Number 2
Spring 2018, Volume 43, Number 1

Winter 2017, Volume 42, Number 4
Fall 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
Summer 2017, Volume 42, Number 2

Winter 2016, Volume 41, Number 4
Fall 2016, Volume 41, Number 3
Summer 2016, Volume 41, Number 2
Spring 2016, Volume 41, Number 1

Winter 2015, Volume 40, Number 4
Fall 2015, Volume 40, Number 3
Summer 2015, Volume 40, Number 2
Spring 2015, Volume 40, Number 1

Winter 2014, Volume 39, Number 4
Fall 2014, Volume 39, Number 3
Summer 2014, Number 39, Number 2
Spring 2014, Number 39, Number 1

For older publications, please email the web staff to receive a copy of your request.

Treatise on Trade Secrets

Trade Secret Litigation and Protection in California (Third Edition 2014): This twenty-seven chapter treatise provides a comprehensive review and analysis of California trade secret law.  Written by California practitioners, this 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 2ndEdition.

Chapters include:

  • What is a Trade Secret? Misappropriation
  • Trade Secret Protection Programs
  • Advising the Corporation
  • Injunctions
  • Damages
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Licensing Trade Secrets
  • Digital Forensics

This publication has is available in the Sections Bookstore.

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