A guide for lawyers, technology managers, investors, and entrepreneurs dealing with trade secret law. Treats trade secrets in the context of the full spectrum of intellectual property rights, discussing how to apply federal law to prevent loss of valuable information, how to resolve disputes, private parties' rights and obligations in licensing, and recent changes in federal law. Related topics include covenants not to compete, corporate raiding, employee espionage, and analogous rights of personal privacy. Appendices offer statutes, sample agreements forms, and practice checklists. Updates and practice tips are provided online. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.